He has extensive C-level experience as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Restructuring Officer and Chief Operating Officer specializing in operational improvement through financial and operational driven turnarounds.
Mr. Cohen has represented both companies and creditors in formal bankruptcy and out-of-court settlements providing a comprehensive array of services including operational reviews and development of business / strategic plans, analysis of cash flow projections and development of cash management programs, bankruptcy planning, negotiation of debtor-in-possession financing, restructuring of existing credit facilities, assessment and development of asset sale / liquidation plans, determination of asset and enterprise valuations, facilitation and negotiation of asset sales in and out of bankruptcy, and negotiations with parties in interest.
Before A&M, Mr. Cohen spent 14 years with FTI Consulting and PwC in Washington, D.C. where he focused on the provision of turnaround and restructuring services to healthcare companies. There, he developed and led FTI’s national healthcare practice that specialized in turnaround management, restructuring and performance improvement services.
Under Mr. Cohen’s leadership, FTI successfully concluded a number of notable acute-care turnarounds. He also represented the note holders and unsecured creditors of National Century Financial Enterprises, where he served as liquidating trustee for three related trusts.
From 1987 to 1999, Mr. Cohen held a number of senior positions with Inova Health System, a large integrated health system consisting of multiple acute care hospitals and a variety of non-acute services. As Senior Vice President of System Development and Alternate Care Services, he led and operated a diverse array of behavioral, ambulatory and post-acute services. Additionally, he was responsible for overall system growth and system-wide strategic plan development and implementation.
Before Inova, Mr. Cohen was a Principal at Cohen, Rutherford, Blum, and Schott providing a variety of financial and operating advisory services. He also developed and implemented nationally one of the first DRG-based hospital cost accounting and utilization management systems. Prior to that, he worked in a number of senior financial and accounting roles at the Greater Southeast Community Hospital and Blue Cross Blue Shield of the National Capital Area in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Cohen earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and a master’s degree in business administration with a concentration in finance from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He is also a Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor.