Joel Rogers
Senior Director
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13 years of turnaround consulting experience
Specializes in developing and evaluating business plans; forecasting and managing cash flow as well as implementing cost savings and restructuring plans
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Joel Rogers is a Senior Director with Alvarez & Marsal in Atlanta. He specializes in interim financial management and developing performance improvement plans. He has 15 years of experience providing financial advisory services to companies and lenders and working in interim finance director and treasurer roles.

Most recently, Mr. Rogers served as Interim Director of Finance, Global IT for Brambles Ltd., a $6 billion supply chain company offering pallet pooling solutions. In this role, he led the day-to-day financial management of the company’s IT organization which has $100 million in annual spend. He led significant improvements in the annual budgeting process, financial reporting and project cost tracking. He was responsible for communications with a vast array of internal customers across the globe and increased financial transparency.

He served as financial advisor to the lenders of a $1.2 billion highway construction company where he implemented improvements in the company’s cash forecasting and annual budgeting processes. He assisted with negotiations between the company and its lenders in support of a new long-term capital structure.

He served as restructuring advisor to a hydrogen fuel cell manufacturer and led a restructuring which included developing an operational wind down plan, negotiating and terminating key customer contracts, reducing the workforce by half and liquidating excess assets.

He served as financial advisor to a $500 million wind turbine manufacturer where he led a detailed review of strategic alternatives and developed a bottoms-up business plan with short- and long-range financial projections. He established stability in the company and led a due diligence process which resulted in a successful sale to a large private equity firm.

In other roles he served as Treasurer of an $800 million grocery store chain where he increased net working capital; as Treasurer of a $400 million trucking company where he improved cash flow visibility and managed the relationship with the bank; as Deputy Trustee of a $4 billion bankruptcy estate where he managed cash distributions to thousands of claimants; and as financial advisor to a $400 million pasta manufacturer where he managed restructuring initiatives to cut administrative costs and sell non-core assets. In each of these roles, he provided expertise in budgeting, cash management and communications with key stakeholders.

Mr. Rogers graduated magna cum laude with a degree in business administration in banking and finance and a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Georgia. He is a Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor (CIRA).