Jeff is a Managing Director with CohnReznick Capital, based in the Baltimore office. He has 40 years of experience across the corporate recovery marketplace with activities in investment banking, loan workout, operating restructuring, value investing, bankruptcy advising, and loan trading. Jeff’s expertise has resulted in CohnReznick Capital being named “Outstanding Investment Bank” by Turnaround and Restructuring Magazine, 2017 and 2018.
Prior to joining CohnReznick Capital, Jeff was a Managing Director at BDO Capital Advisors. He served previously as the Chief Executive Officer of FTI’s wholly-owned investment banking subsidiary. He also led the special situations practice at several Wall Street firms, including Legg Mason Wood Walker and Rodman & Renshaw. Before that, Jeff worked for S.N. Phelps & Co., a well-known Greenwich, CT based “vulture investor.” Early in his career, he focused on operating restructuring for Dun & Bradstreet and worked in the “special loans” group at Manufacturers Hanover Trust.
Jeff is a frequent speaker at industry and university events at Columbia, UVA, Wharton, and other prestigious institutions. He authored a chapter for the Thomson Reuters / Aspatore book Inside the Minds: Avoiding Financial Trouble, and Thoughts on the Future. Jeff’s chapter is entitled “Saving Technology and Service Companies from Chapter 11.”
Jeff earned an MBA from Columbia University and a B.A. from Yale University.