His primary areas of focus include formulating and evaluating strategic business plans, developing cash and liquidity forecasting and monitoring programs, assessing operational performance and improvement opportunities, developing and negotiating refinancing and recapitalization plans, as well as plans of reorganization.
With over 20 years of distressed company advisory experience, Mr. Campagna has advised clients in debt restructurings, loan workouts, bankruptcies, corporate turnarounds, complex litigation and fraud investigations. He has provided advice to clients in a wide range of industries including consumer products, education, manufacturing, automotive, marketing and media, telecommunication, retail, gaming, wholesale distribution and healthcare. Mr. Campagna has served in both financial advisory and interim management roles where he led strategy implementation efforts.
Mr. Campagna’s most recent engagement experience includes GT Advanced Technologies Inc., Cengage Learning, Inc., V2V Holding LLC (aka Vertrue), Education Holdings 1, Inc. (formerly The Princeton Review), Orchard Brands Corporation and Cooper-Standard Automotive, where he served as the lead restructuring advisor and provided the finance department support to these organizations. He also worked with Interstate Bakeries Corporation, where he served in a variety of interim management roles including SVP and Restructuring Officer as well as Head of FP&A for the company, reporting directly to the CEO and the Board of Directors. For the firm’s efforts related to Interstate, A&M was awarded “Transaction of the Year - Large Company” by the Turnaround Management Association and “Turnaround of the Year” by the M&A Advisor.
Other notable past engagements include Global Crossing Ltd., Doctors Community Healthcare, Bradlees Stores and Sun Healthcare Group, Inc., where he served as company financial advisor; Bush Industries, Inc., Fleming Companies and 360networks, Inc., where he served as financial advisor to the senior lenders; and Physicians Computer Network, where he conducted a fraud investigation.
Prior to joining A&M in 2003, Mr. Campagna was a Senior Director in the corporate turnaround and restructuring practice of a Big Five accounting firm in New York.
Mr. Campagna earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Bucknell University. He is a Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor (CIRA), a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a member of the Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors (AIRA) and the Turnaround Management Association (TMA).
NOTE: Alvarez & Marsal employs CPAs but is not a licensed CPA firm.