Richard Jenkins
Managing Director
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Develops and implements performance improvement initiatives and performs C-level management for private equity-owned companies
Makes strategic decisions for the businesses, identifies and implements operational improvements, and implements improvements to organizational structures
Develops mechanisms to monitor cash requirements and manage working capital, implements functional improvements at the departmental level, and directs significant management changes
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Richard Jenkins is a Managing Director with Alvarez and Marsal Private Equity Services, focusing on developing and implementing performance improvement initiatives and performing C-level management for private equity-owned companies.

His work includes making strategic decisions for the businesses, identifying and implementing operational improvements, implementing improvements to organizational structures, developing mechanisms to monitor cash requirements and manage working capital, implementing functional improvements at the departmental level, directing significant management changes and developing comprehensive long-term strategic plans.

Most recently, Mr. Jenkins served as Interim CEO of a PE-owned manufacturing company, responsible for establishing a clear strategic direction, directing a plan to improve financial performance, streamlining the operations of the business, improving the processes of the organization and coordinating a significant reduction of debt for the business.

He has served as Interim CFO of PE-owned companies ranging in revenue from $700 million to $1.5 billion. During these engagements, he has been responsible for evaluating and hiring personnel, establishing updated processes to improve departmental functionality, redesigning the senior management team, identifying and effectuating cost cutting opportunities, and establishing the strategic direction of the companies.

With more than 21 years of experience, Mr. Jenkins’ assignments have included working with numerous companies including Electromotive Diesel, Local Insight Media, Exodus Communications, Asarco Mining, Finova Capital and International Paper. He has also performed pre-acquisition assessments of the strategies, operational capabilities, integration potential and business plans of target companies.

Before A&M, Mr. Jenkins was a director with the business recovery services practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he evaluated and assisted companies with the development of strategic business plans, identified financing alternatives and managed debtor / creditor relationships for numerous clients. Earlier, he was a financial consultant with Peterson Consulting, where he developed a broad understanding of financial valuation concepts, investment strategies, forecasting and business plan development.

Mr. Jenkins earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Colorado State University and holds a CPA license in the State of Colorado.

NOTE: Alvarez & Marsal employs CPAs but is not a licensed CPA firm.