Art Barrios
Managing Director
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25+ years of experience helping companies to optimize their return on technology investments
Specializes in the insurance and financial services industries
Expertise in CIO advisory, program management and transformation, distressed project / program triage and remediation, data center strategies, mergers and acquisitions IT integration or carve-out and interim management
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Art Barrios is a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal Corporate Performance Improvement in New York.

He specializes in helping companies to develop and execute strategies for leveraging their technology investments to have a measurable impact on the bottom line.

Working primarily within the insurance and financial services industries, Mr. Barrio provides his clients with CIO Advisory services; support for large, complex program management and transformation initiatives; distressed project/program triage and remediation, data center strategies, consolidation, migration and outsourcing; mergers and acquisitions IT integration or divestiture carve-out support and interim management in a variety of IT management roles.

With over 25 years of IT project management and solutions experience, Mr. Barrios has worked with clients on a wide variety of strategic initiatives to reduce costs and drive business value. He has experience assisting clients to drive transformational goals through the planning and execution of complex technology projects, defining IT governance models, developing solution architectures, and measuring the business value of technology investments.

Some of Mr. Barrios' notable clients include Allstate, American International Group, Apollo Global Management, Aurora Bank, Bear Stearns, Blackstone, Centerbridge Partners, CIBC, CitiFinancial, Deutsche Bank, Guardian Life, Harbinger Capital, ING, International Finance Corp., Lehman Brothers, Merrill Lynch, MetLife, Morgan Stanley, Neuberger Berman, New York Life, Prudential Financial, The Hartford, Toronto Dominion Bank, UBS and US Trust.

Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Barrios was a Managing Director with PwC’s Financial Services Advisory practice, a Partner at BusinessEdge Solutions where he led the cross-industry Business Process Management and Data Management practices, a Managing Director with BearingPoint in the Financial Services Technology practice and a Senior Manager at Andersen Consulting in the Technology Integration Services group. 

Mr. Barrios holds a bachelor’s of science degree in accounting with a concentration in computer science, and an MBA with a concentration in management information systems, both from Rutgers University. 

Mr. Barrios has provided commentary to a range of news media, including Tech Decision for Insurers, Insurance & Technology Magazine, Business Insurance Magazine and Wall Street & Technology Magazine.