Ryan is a Principal in our Strategy & Transactions practice in our restructuring group. He specializes in advising domestic and international companies, secured and unsecured creditors and private equity funds, in workout situations both in-court and out-of-court. He is primarily focused on advising clients in sale processes, complex financial restructurings, liquidations as well as serving in various interim management roles. He rejoined Grant Thornton in 2013 after serving as Director for KPMG's Transactions and Restructuring practice.
Ryan has over 17 years of restructuring experience within a variety of industries. Most recently, he served as interim CEO to an oil field value, pipe and fittings distribution company as well as its subsidiary, an oil well casing services business, during their respective chapter 11 cases. He and his team were successful in selling all company assets through a §363 sale process.
Other interim management assignments include serving as crisis manager to a large faith-based not-for-profit organization during a substantial fiscal and public relations crisis. His team designed and implemented short- and long-term cash forecasting processes, identified various cost reduction initiatives and assisted with the strategic disposition of certain assets.
Professional qualifications and memberships
- American Bankruptcy Institute
- Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors
- Turnaround Management Association
- Bachelor of Science, Accounting, Millikin University