Turnaround Tools

Turnaround Tools: “Use the right tool for the job.” Learn from some of the best technicians in the industry the tools of the turnaround trade: from cashflow, appraisal, and historical financial tools to liquidation and wind down tools.

Session Directors: Angela Allen, Derek Abbott, Justin Alberto, Felicia Gerber Perlman, and Reed Gillis

Willliam Snyder, CTP, CR3 Partners, LLC

Brian Maloney, AlixPartners

Bassem Mansour, Resilience Capital Partners

M. Natasha Labovitz, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP


William SnyderWith executive and entrepreneurial experience spanning close to 40 years, William Snyder, CTP, has restructured, managed and guided a multitude of companies in a wide variety of industries.

Mr. Snyder is a broadly experienced restructuring professional who has participated in the restructuring of hundred of companies and has acted as a fiduciary in many cases. Snyder brings a meaningful style of results-driven leadership to complex and crisis situations. Mr. Snyder has been a partner in several firms. Most recently, Mr. Snyder was the Market Offering Leader for the Deloitte Corporate Restructuring Practice in the U.S. and the Americas.

Mr. Snyder holds a Certified Turnaround Professional (CTP) designation from the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) and is a fellow for the American College of Bankruptcy.  He is a frequent speaker and presenter on a wide range of turnaround topics.


Brian MaloneyBrian Maloney of AlixPartners works closely with underperforming companies in a wide variety of corporate recovery situations. His experience, amassed over more than a decade, includes cash flow forecasting, long-term financial modeling, business segment rationalization, and restructuring plan scenario analysis and implementation. Brian has experience across a multitude of industries, including manufacturing, retail, transportation, and gaming. He has provided restructuring services for clients involved in American, Canadian, and Australian insolvency proceedings.


Bassem MansourBassem Mansour co-founded Resilience Capital Partners in 2001. Bassem is involved in all aspects of the firm's operations, including investment decisions, portfolio company oversight and investor relations.

Since 1994, he has been involved in principal investing, leveraged buyouts, Chapter 11 reorganizations, out-of-court restructurings, and other mergers and acquisitions. Prior to founding Resilience, Bassem Mansour was an investment banker with McDonald Investments.

Bassem Mansour is a member of the Cleveland Chapter of Young Presidents Organization as well as several professional organizations, and is a frequent speaker on private equity and distressed investing.


Natasha_LabovitzM. Natasha Labovitz is a corporate partner and Chair of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP’s Business Restructuring & Workouts Group. Ms. Labovitz has extensive experience advising a range of clients, including private equity firms, fund investors and portfolio companies, in complex corporate restructurings and transactions, representing debtors and creditors in and out of bankruptcy and in cross-border insolvencies across multiple jurisdictions. She was named “Best in Insolvency & Restructuring” by Euromoney Legal Media Group at the Americas Women in Business Law Awards 2018 and was selected as Dealmaker of the Year by The American Lawyer in 2015. She also received Turnaround Management Association’s 2016 “Transaction of the Year: Large Company Award” for her role in advising Altegrity in its Chapter 11 proceedings and successful restructuring of more than $1.8 billion in funded indebtedness.

Ms. Labovitz is ranked as a leading restructuring lawyer by Chambers USA, where clients say “she is very calm, provides excellent business advice, knows the Bankruptcy Code inside and out, and keeps what is always a contentious crowd level-headed and on the right path.” She is also recommended by The Legal 500 US, where she has been described as an “excellent advocate and deal doer,” and was recognized in each of 2014 and 2015 by Turnarounds & Workouts in their annual list of twelve Outstanding Restructuring Lawyers in the United States. Ms. Labovitz was named “MVP” for 2015 by Law360 for her exceptional work in restructuring.

ConferenceAgenda

Tuesday, September 24  
9:00pm-11:00pm Party in the USA Pre-Show Party
Hilton TBD
Wednesday, September 25  
8:30am-12:30pm  Great Balls of Fire Golf at Canterbury Golf Club**
11:00am-1:00pm  R.E.S.P.E.C.T.  Inaugural TMA NOW and IWIRC Lunch and Fireside Chat with the Judges**
Nuevo Cleveland 
11:00 am-1:00pm Hungry Like the Wolf  Cleveland Food Tour**
West Side Market
1:00-7:30pm  Come Together Attendee Lounge Open
Hope Ballroom A-C
1:00-7:30 pm Registration Open
Lakeside Foyer
2:15 pm-3:00pm I Feel Good Mimosa Bar sponsored by FTI Consulting
Lakeside Foyer
3:00-4:15pm Main Stage Opening Program:
You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet   Mega Trends in the Economy 
 
4:30-5:30pm Into the Groove First-Time Attendee Reception sponsored by Melcap Partners
Center Street A
5:30-7:30pm The House is Rockin' Opening Reception sponsored by Huntington Business Credit and Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP
Hope Ballroom A-C and Foyer
9:00pm-11:00 p.m. Forever Young  NextGen Late Night**
The Corner Alley

Thursday, September 26

 
6:00-6:15am Born to Run  5K Run/Walk Registration 
Hilton Lobby
6:15-7:15am Born to Run  5K Run/Walk**
Downtown Cleveland 
8:00am-5:00pm  Come Together  Attendee Lounge 
Hope Ballroom A-C
8:00-9:00am Walking on Sunshine Networking Breakfast sponsored by Gordon Brothers
Hope Ballroom A-C
 
9:15-9:45am Main Stage:
A Star is Born  Finding Your Firm's Next Rock Star
 
10:00-11:00am Main Stage Education Session Plenary:
Under Pressure Crisis Communications in the Digital Age
 
11:15am-12:15pm 

Education Session Breakout 1:
Spotlight  – Turnaround Strategy in Sexual Abuse-Related Restructuring Cases


Education Session Breakout 2:
Everybody Wants to Rule the World  – Multilateral Negotiations sponsored by Riemer & Braunstein
 

12:15-1:45pm

Main Stage: This is How We Do It – Luncheon Keynote Speaker 
 

2:00-3:00pm 

Education Session Breakout 1:
ABC, Easy as 1,2,3 – ABCs vs. Bankruptcies vs. Article 9 vs. Receiverships sponsored by Candlewood Partners
 

Education Session Breakout 2:
Welcome to the Jungle – Music, Entertainment, and IP
 

3:15-4:15pm Main Stage Closing Program:
We are the World  International/Cross Border Restructuring
 
4:15pm-5:15pm Just What I Needed Moscow Mule Bar sponsored by Ashby & Geddes
Hope Ballroom A-C
5:00-6:00pm  We Are the Champions Chair's Reception*
Eliot's Bar
7:00-9:30pm  The Final Countdown – Closing Reception sponsored by Ritchie Bros.
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
9:30-11:00pm Encore Performance: Pump Up the Jam – TMA After Dark sponsored by Alvarez & Marsal
Eliot's Bar
Friday, September 27  
8:00-10:30am Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go – Grab n' Go Breakfast and 1:1 Meetings
8:30-11:30am When I Ruled the World  Joint Executive Board/Board of Trustees Meeting*
Center Street BC


Agenda subject to change. View the full agenda

*Invite only 
** Extra cost to attend 

HotelReservations


 

The Hilton Cleveland Downtown
100 Lakeside Ave. East
Cleveland, OH 44114

Reservation Deadline: September 3, 2019
After the cut-off date, room reservations will be accepted based on hotel availability at the best available rate. 

Room Rate: $209/night plus taxes
Reservation Phone: (216) 413-5000 ext. 1
Group Booking Code: TMA
Online Reservations: Click here to make a reservation