Turnaround Management Association Inducts M. Freddie Reiss into the
Turnaround, Restructuring, and Distressed Investing Industry Hall of Fame
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Oct. 9, 2013
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --FTI Consulting, Inc.
(NYSE: FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping
organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced
thatM. Freddie Reiss, Senior Managing Director in the firm's Corporate
Finance/Restructuring segment, was inducted into the Turnaround Management
Association's (TMA) Turnaround, Restructuring, and Distressed Investing
Industry Hall of Fameduring the 25^thTMA Annual Conference held in
Washington D.C. on October 3-5, 2013.
Mr. Reiss joined nine highly-esteemed professionals who represent the second
class to be inducted into the Turnaround, Restructuring and Distressed
Investing Industry Hall of Fame, following the 2008 induction of the inaugural
class during TMA's 20th anniversary celebration. The Turnaround,
Restructuring, and Distressed Investing Industry Hall of Fame was created to
honor those whose outstanding individual contributions have made a lasting
positive impact on an industry dedicated to stabilizing underperforming
companies, rebuilding corporate value, and retaining jobs.
"Freddie joins an elite group of colleagues and peers as a practitioner,
thought leader, author, director, chairman, and mentor," said Jack Dunn,
President and Chief Executive Officer at FTI Consulting. "Freddie's greatest
contribution to our firm has been his absolute dedication to client service
and attracting and developing best-in-class teams. Many of Freddie's mentees
are the core leaders of our Corporate Finance/Restructuring business today, a
true testament to Freddie's character, core values, and leadership."
FTI Consulting is proud to celebrate the induction of Freddie Reiss, a
recognized expert in the field of corporate restructuring. Mr. Reiss has
advised on more than 100 bankruptcy-related matters during his career. His
industry experience spans real estate, manufacturing, entertainment, retail,
financial services, municipalities, energy, and nonprofit and government
services. During his tenure at FTI Consulting, Mr. Reiss has acted as an
expert witness, interim management, a fiduciary and chief restructuring
officer, and trustee.
"It is an extraordinary honor to be recognized by my peers for my achievements
and contributions to our industry over the past 30 years," said Mr. Reiss. "As
an individual, I was fortunate to have the strong institutional backing of FTI
Consulting to develop our Corporate Finance/Restructuring business offering. I
am most proud of all the professionals I have mentored over the years whose
careers in this business have developed so impressively. When you hire the
best and brightest it is easy to develop your people into future leaders. This
is why I chose to spend the latter part of my career at FTI Consulting —
people want to work with leading industry experts on the most critical and
Mr. Reiss is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public
Accountants, the New York and California Societies of Certified Public
Accountants and has completed the Director Education and Certification Program
at the John E. Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA. Mr. Reiss
currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the Baruch College Fund. Mr.
Reiss is an independent board member and serves as the Chair of the Audit
Committee at Brundage-Bone, Contech Engineered Solutions LLC and Liberty
Medical Group. Mr. Reiss is an independent director for the Tennenbaum Capital
Special Value Opportunities Fund, L.P. and a serves on the Audit Committee and
Joint Transactions Committee. Mr. Reiss is also a Fellow at the American
College of Bankruptcy. He co-authored the American Institute of Certified
Public Accountants' Bankruptcy Guide and has been a panelist and moderator at
conferences and symposiums across the United States.
About the Turnaround Management Association
The Turnaround Management Association (turnaround.org) is the leading
organization dedicated to turnaround management, corporate restructuring, and
distressed investing. Established in 1988, TMA celebrates its 25th anniversary
with more than 9,000 members in 48 chapters worldwide, including 31 in North
America. Members include turnaround practitioners, attorneys, accountants,
investors, lenders, venture capitalists, appraisers, liquidators, executive
recruiters, and consultants, as well as academic, government, and judicial
About FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping
organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex
legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 4,000 employees
located in 24 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with
clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in
areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory
issues, reputation management, strategic communications and restructuring. The
company generated $1.58 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2012. More
information can be found at www.fticonsulting.com.
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