Most recently, Mr. Kelly assisted a global transportation and logistics provider to restructure approximately $500 million in debt. His responsibilities included conducting a business plan review to serve as the foundation for the restructuring, identifying cost reduction opportunities, and assisting with cash flow forecasting and lender negotiations.
Mr. Kelly has extensive experience assisting clients in the financial services sector. His most notable engagement with A&M involved serving as the Global Treasurer of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. where he preserved the treasury function in the chaotic early days of bankruptcy by retaining and hiring key personnel, implementing cash controls, negotiating with banks to release frozen collateral and implementing new reporting processes. Mr. Kelly also assisted FINCA Microfinance Holdings Inc, a global microfinance institution, and Arcapita Investments, a global private equity fund, with restructuring plans.
Mr. Kelly has assisted several government contracting clients with debt restructuring and performance improvement initiatives. Representative work includes developing cash flow forecasts, identifying working capital improvements and building cost reduction plans.
Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Kelly held several leadership roles with Dun & Bradstreet, including Director of Business Development where he developed and implemented restructuring plans for internal business units. Previously, Mr. Kelly was the Director of Strategy and Operations for Exclusively Misook, an apparel manufacturer, and served as a Consultant with Kurt Salmon Associates where he worked with retail and apparel clients on performance improvement initiatives.
Mr. Kelly earned a bachelor’s degree in commerce with concentrations in finance and management information systems from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia and an MBA from Columbia University.a