Art Barrios
Managing Director
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24+ 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 in the Alvarez & Marsal Corporate Performance Improvement group 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.

He provides services, primarily within the insurance and financial services industries, in the following areas: CIO advisory services (i.e., operating model, cost management, outsourcing, reorganization / restructuring, governance, portfolio management, IT financial management); 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 carve-out; interim management in a variety of IT management roles.

With 24 years of experience, Mr. Barrios has worked with clients on a wide variety of strategic initiatives to reduce costs and drive business value. During his career, Mr. Barrios has focused on helping clients deliver strategic initiatives through a collaborative approach that integrates client and consulting staff into effective teams.

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., 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 PricewaterhouseCoopers' 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 Arthur Andersen Business Consulting in the Technology Integration Services group.

Mr. Barrios earned a bachelor's degree in accounting with a concentration in computer science, and an MBA with a concentration in management information systems, both from Rutgers University Business School. He has provided articles and commentary to a range of news media, including Tech Decision for Insurers, Insurance & Technology Magazine, Business Insurance Magazine and Wall Street & Technology Magazine.