With more than 20 years of experience as a restructuring and financial professional, Mr. Winters has participated in a broad range of cases in bankruptcy proceedings and out-of-court. In addition to healthcare, he has been involved in assignments across various industries, including advertising, automation and capital equipment, aviation, business media and events, chemicals, commercial and public finance credit, conference and training centers, financial guaranty insurance, optical products and plastics.
Currently at A&M, Mr. Winters is serving as Chief Restructuring Officer of a for-profit acute care hospital. He is additionally operational and restructuring adviser to several northeast community hospitals, financial adviser to Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, and adviser to the secured lenders of a disease management / wellness company. He recently completed assignments as acting COO of a financial guaranty insurance company (FG) and as an adviser to the creditors of another FG.
His recent creditor representations include serving as adviser to the Official Committees of Unsecured Creditors of Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center, Brotman Medical Center, Beth Israel Hospital Association of Passaic and Valley Hospital System (Chapter 9); §1114 Committees of US Airways and of Retired Pilots of Delta Airlines; and to the secured creditors of a social services / Medicaid provider. Other recent work includes advising secured creditors of several long-term acute care hospitals and skilled nursing facilities and performing advisory work for a Medicare Advantage HMO.
Earlier at A&M, Mr. Winters was acting Executive Vice President of Restructuring and Treasury at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers, CRO at Immedient / Cape Success (technology and staffing services) and Chief Operating Officer at each of American Business Financial Services, Inc. and National Century Financial Enterprises, Inc. (NCFE). At NCFE, a purchaser of healthcare patient accounts receivables, he additionally served as Chief Restructuring Officer of the principal operating subsidiaries, responsible for portfolio operations, including the simultaneous secured claim workouts of 60 healthcare providers (30 in bankruptcy proceedings).
Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Winters was a Managing Director with the restructuring practice of Loeb Partners Corporation. Earlier, he held senior credit positions at the IBJ Whitehall organization, including serving as Executive Vice President and COO of the business credit unit.
Mr. Winters earned a bachelor's degree in business and economics from Lehigh University and a master's degree in business administration from the Lubin Graduate School of Business at Pace University.