Jason Alpert

Vice President
Wells Fargo Bank

No biography specified

Tony Andre

Managing Shareholder
Andre Law Firm P.A.

Tony Andre, Esq. is the principal shareholder of Andre Law. Mr. Andre has honed his skills at the finest regional and national law firms and possesses a varied and dynamic legal background ranging from transactional matters to sophisticated commercial and financial institution litigation. He has represented institutional clients and investors in transactions and litigation and has also represented those same clients in various capacities (including plaintiff, defendant, and neutral third party). Mr. Andre’s representative matters include the representation of a leading national bank in the district court for the Southern District of Florida in litigation involving a judgment cred ... (view full description)

Joseph Arie

Exec VP & Managing Director
CIBM Bank

Mr. Arie is a seasoned banker of over 40 years. During his tenure in the banking industry, Mr. Arie has held executive management positions in all areas of running a bank. He has been a "keynote speaker" at several National Banking conferences speaking on the subject of Business Banking and Small Business Lending. In 1994 he received the US Small Business Administration's Financial Advocate of the Year Award. In 1995, President Clinton appointed Mr. Arie to be 1 of 80 Presidential Delegates at the White House Conference on Small Business. From 1995 to 2005 Mr. Arie was on the Board of Directors of The National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders, NAGGL (the national trade associatio ... (view full description)

Diana Asatryan

Reporter
Debtwire

Diana Asatryan is a reporter at Debtwire, where she covers marketplace lending and financial technology broadly. Prior to recently joining Debtwire, Diana worked as a deputy editor at Bank Innovation.

She is a graduate of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
 

Brian Bailey

Subject Matter Expert, CRE
The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Brian Bailey is the Subject Matter Expert in the Supervision and Regulation Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. Brian is responsible for thought leadership in commercial real estate and providing guidance on valuation issues. Brian has extensive experience with commercial real estate valuation, transaction, development, and financial issues. Brian's experience spans both the public and private sectors. Prior to joining the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Brian was employed by the private equity firm Tavistock Group to oversee real estate finance and acquisitions. He was responsible for valuation, directing due diligence and financial modeling operations, which included assessin ... (view full description)

Dennis Bedley

Chairman & CEO
Legacy Bank of Florida

Legacy Bank of Florida, founded in 2006, is a locally owned and managed community bank with offices in Boca Raton, West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Delray Beach and Pompano. The Bank specializes in business and professional banking, including commercial loan and deposit products, and a full line of retail and corporate cash management products. The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer is Dennis G. Bedley. Mr. Bedley was formerly President and CEO of Southern Community Bank of South Florida in Boca Raton, Florida from April 2000 until the merger of Southern Community Bancorp with First National Bankshares of Florida, Inc. out of Naples, Florida. The merger was announced in March ... (view full description)

Edgar Bermudez

Vice President
Wells Fargo Bank

No biography specified

Andrew Bolnick

Receiver-Trustee
Andrew Bolnick & Associates

Andrew J. Bolnick is one of the most experienced and respected receivers in the country with over 37 years of experience working across the commercial real estate spectrum including office buildings, retail centers, hotels, marinas, golf courses and multi-family residential properties. His clients include financial institutions, insurance companies, real estate investment trusts, investment funds and others. Andrew has served on numerous foreclosures involving Bank Groups or syndication loans. Since 1981 Andrew has been at the forefront of the development of receivership law, offering the experience and ability to resolve the most complex and troubled real estate problems.  Andrew has served ... (view full description)

David Bradshaw

President
Tranzon Driggers

A former banker who understands personalized, professional service, David specializes in timely solutions for sellers. Since joining the Tranzon Driggers team in 2011, David has been involved in the strategy and sale of over 1,800 properties including commercial, multi-family, developments, acreage, residential, and many special use projects. Licensed as a Florida real estate broker since 2005, David earned a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Florida and is a graduate of the University of Florida School of Banking program. David has been awarded the Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI) designation, which is considered the preeminent designation offered to th ... (view full description)

Mikki Canton

Founder and Global Affairs Counsel
AsiaAmericana International LLC

Mikki Canton is a respected long-time public law, international and corporate attorney. Well known for her professional vision and extensive achievements and noteworthy service at a global law firm and as managing partner of a major Florida law firm, she works extensively in the international affairs arena with emphasis on Asia-Latin America strategic partnerships. Mikki is the architect and founder of the City of Miami EB-5 Regional Center,The City of Miami Office of International Business Development and AsiaAmericana International LLC. She has a major history of civic and professional engagement and is the recipient of exceptional recognitions in the legal profession. Appointed by two ... (view full description)

Mike Carey

Vice President/Auctioneer
Tranzon Auction Properties

As Tranzon Auction Properties’ Senior Vice President of Sales I work with real estate owners, lenders, attorneys and other professionals. I provide timely real estate sale solutions. It’s that simple.After high school, I did some aptitude testing to help find some direction. After multiple days of testing I sat down with the counselor who said, “You rank high in ideaphoria, analytical reasoning, and memory for design.” I asked, “Can you give me a one sentence answer to: What should I do?” She said “Sell big things.” Here I am today.Since joining Tranzon in the mid-2000’s I’ve sold over $200 Million in real estate. I’ve conducted sales thr ... (view full description)

Nicholas Carr

Founder/President
Foundation FinLit

As the founder and president of Foundation FinLit, Nick helps shed light on everything finance, to both small & mid-size foundations, as well as underserved families and individuals.  The public 501 (c)(3) foundation is a resource for individuals and institutions to receive custom financial research and education.  Nick has also created and taught undergraduate Behavioral Finance courses, and has numerous research publications and awards, including the Financial Planning Association’s research of the year in 2014 for his work in behavioral finance.  He has incorporated this research into his wealth management practice, where he and his team create wealth management strategies to meet the ... (view full description)

Cam Childs

SVP
Directed Capital

Mr. Childs joined Directed Capital in 2008.  He directs a team of portfolio managers and analysts engaged in the Company’s asset acquisition activity including deal sourcing, underwriting, valuation and execution.  Mr. Childs ensures the Company maintains its underwriting standards while adhering to the bid and closing timeframes expected by sellers.  Mr. Childs has also been responsible for directing the team’s efforts to increase the Company’s acquisition opportunities by expanding its extensive national network of contacts.  In prior roles with the Company, Mr. Childs has worked across the platform including financial analysis, asset management, and providing support in the Company’s cap ... (view full description)

Orlando Collazo

1st Vice President, Credit Manager
International Finance Bank

No biography specified

Laura Conrad

Managing Attorney & Vice President
Padgett Law Group

No biography specified

Donald Deans

Managing Director & CPA/PFS
Deans Consulting, LLC

Don has supported individual and corporate clients as a CPA for more than 40 years and as a registered representative for 18 years. Don has his BSIR and MBA from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.   He began his career at Haskin & Sells in 1974 and was a partner at Deloitte Haskins & Sells from 1985-1990. In 1996, Don joined the financial services sector and he holds FINRA licenses 6, 7, 63, 65 and 24.   Don is a nationally recognized and much sought after speaker, published author, and thought leader in the accounting and finance communities. Don’s articles are published on The DI Wire at www.thediwire.com.  His guidance has been sought out by t ... (view full description)

Carlos Delgado

1st Vice President
International Finance Bank

Mr. Delgado is the 1st Vice President Special Assets Manager, at International Finance Bank. He began his career in collections in the late 1980’s and has been instrumental in guiding two institutions through the turmoil of Consent Order’s during the last three decades.  His most notable achievement was during his tenure as the Senior Vice President Head of Special Assets and OREO Department at US Century Bank. Mr. Delgado implemented new and effective policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with the regulatory bodies. He successfully oversaw and managed a portfolio of a total inflow of Substandard Debt in excess of $600MM and significantly reduced the portfolio by over $300MM within th ... (view full description)

Patrick Dignan

Executive Vice President
Northeast Bank

No biography specified

Francisco Escalante

General Counsel, Asset Acquisitions
Sure Equity

Frank is General Counsel for Sure Equity LLC, a private equity firm focused on acquiring commercial real estate debt and under-performing properties.  We help leading financial institutions unlock the value from their non-performing and sub-performing assets.  Frank is a seasoned bank attorney who brings a wealth of workout experience.  He was in house attorney for Ocean Bank in Miami as well as Regional Counsel/Senior Credit Manager for First Citizens Bank managing a team which oversaw all the Bank’s FDIC loss share acquisitions in Florida.   During his time with Sure Equity and First Citizens Bank, he oversaw hundreds of workouts, approved troubled debt restructures, maintained credit auth ... (view full description)

James Fried

President
Sandstone Realty Advisors

Jim Fried has been a real estate business person since 1980 and has had his own radio show since 2009.   Mr. Fried specializes in capitalizing commercial real estate transactions, unearthing urban land opportunities and is also a private lender. He advises many famies and family offices on direct real estate investing. Jim was recently named a Family Office Real Estate Advisors Global Leader for 2018 by Family Capital Magazine.   Jim has closed over $3BB in real estate transactions during his career in markets across the eastern US. Jim uses his communication skills to inform and entertain on his weekly radio show – Fried on Business – heard each week on 8 ... (view full description)

Terri Gumula

Vice President
Citi Community Capital

Ms. Gumula is an accomplished real estate professional with comprehensive experience in all aspects of commercial properties including loan workouts, acquisitions, financing, receiverships and asset management. Her experience includes office, industrial, retail, multi-family, affordable housing, hotel, medical office, telecommunications facilities, etc. She is currently with Citigroup's Citi Community Capital division where she is responsible for loan workouts and dispositions of mostly affordable housing within the firm's CRA mandate. Prior to that she was with Real Estate Capital Partners where she acquired over 2 million square feet of institutional quality US real estate on behalf of f ... (view full description)

Ben H. Harris, III

Partner
Jones Walker LLP

Ben Harris is a partner in the firm's Business & Commercial Litigation Practice Group and practices from the firm's Mobile office. His practice includes complex civil litigation, securities litigation, and litigation involving financial institutions, and he represents financial institutions in lender liability actions, suits to enforce creditors' rights, and in suits relating to operational matters. Mr. Harris also represents troubled financial institutions and their officers and directors across the country. Recently, Mr. Harris obtained successful jury verdicts in complex, multi-million-dollar cases in the United States District Court for the District of New ... (view full description)

Mark Healy

Director
Moecker & Associates

MARK C. HEALY Mr. Healy is an Executive Vice President and Partner with Michael Moecker & Associates Inc. (MMA), one of the leading insolvency firms in Florida.  Prior to joining MMA in 2009 Mr. Healy was in commercial banking for 16 years and was also a CFO for a residential developer and golf course management company.  Mr. Healy has worked on multiple insolvency cases in the state of Florida over the past six years.   He has been appointed in state and federal court as a receiver, assignee, chapter 11 trustee, liquidation agent, chief restructuring officer, special master, distribution agent and manager.  These assignments have involved a broad range of industri ... (view full description)

Jonathan Horowitz

Director - Asset Management
Rialto Capital Management

No biography specified

Mark Iammartino

Managing Director
MorrisAnderson

Mark T. Iammartino, CPA, is a Managing Director at MorrisAnderson. In 2014, he was honored as one of M&A Advisor's 40 Under 40 Award recipients. He has over 15 years of consulting experience in corporate turnaround management and restructuring services, credit analysis and due diligence.Services Mark provides financial and operational advice to underperforming and distressed companies to help facilitate corporate turnarounds and restructurings both out-of-court and through bankruptcy proceedings. Services include interim management, evaluating business plans, exploring strategic options such as corporate sale or refinancing, developing financial and cas ... (view full description)

David Kerstein

Investment Manager & Legal Counsel
Bentham IMF

David J. Kerstein is an Investment Manager and Legal Counsel with Bentham IMF’s New York office.  Dave acts as a resource for companies and individuals seeking to mitigate risk or achieve their business objectives with non-recourse funding of commercial lawsuits.  He also helps law firms use portfolios of litigation as collateral for financing. Prior to joining Bentham, Dave spent fifteen years as a complex commercial litigator, most of that time in the New York office of Gibson Dunn.  Dave represented clients in state and federal courts and before arbitration panels in a variety of matters across the United States and internationally in cases involving breach of contract, fraud ... (view full description)

Alan Leavitt

Managing Member
Lane Capital Partners LLC

Alan Leavitt founded Lane Capital Partners in 2008 and currently oversees all aspects of loan acquisitions, due diligence, deal execution, and portfolio management. Prior to founding Lane Capital, Alan co-founded Rossrock, LLC in 1992 and served as a Managing Member until 2008. For the past two decades, Alan handled the acquisition, asset management, and service for an excess of $1 billion in face value of sub-performing, non-performing, and performing mortgages. Alan is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the City University of New York.
 

Buddy Lee

Director, Business Development
John Dixon & Associates, Inc.

About William (Buddy) Lee, CAI: Buddy has nearly 20 years of auction experience and has been involved in selling both real and personal property. A graduate of Mendenhall School of Auctioneering, Buddy was voted "Most Likely to Succeed." He also has extensive knowledge in the fields of marketing, real estate law and real estate development. Buddy is a graduate of Georgia State University with a BBA in real estate. He a past president and chairman of the board for the Georgia Auctioneers Association. Buddy holds the coveted Certified Auctioneer Institute designation. His primary focus is business development with financial and corporate institutions.About ... (view full description)

Jim Lightburn

Senior Managing Director
Gordon Brothers

Jim Lightburn works with clients to design and implement comprehensive, global solutions across a broad spectrum of the commercial and industrial segments. Specific asset classes include inventory, machinery and equipment, intellectual properties and accounts receivable. Jim has managed many of Gordon Brothers’ larger commercial & industrial engagements and restructurings. Prior to joining Gordon Brothers in 2000, Jim worked at K&G Mensmart, a division of Men’s Wearhouse. Jim holds a BS from Babson College, where he majored in management/entrepreneurial studies with a concentration in finance/accounting.   He has experience in a variety of sectors, including: aerospace &a ... (view full description)

Jack McCabe

CEO
McCabe Research and Consulting

Jack serves as CEO and Managing Partner of the companies he founded in 2002.  McCabe Research & Consulting (www.mccaberesearch.com ) is a real estate and economic advisory and consulting firm with a diverse clientele of single and multifamily developers, investment banks, hedge funds, REIT’s, mortgage lenders, attorneys, brokers, appraisers, and other commercial real estate affiliates.   The Company performs total market, micro-research reports as well as market feasibility studies, and provides expert advisory services on a variety of residential and mixed use developments in the southeastern United States. Mr. McCabe also performs real estate expert witness services for lar ... (view full description)

Michael Nanosky

President
Janus Hotels & Resorts

Mr. Nanosky has over thirty years’ experience in all aspects of the hospitality industry. After joining Beck Hospitality as a partner and President of Hotel Operations in 1989, he quickly developed the company into a top 20 hotel management company, successfully managing over 200 properties for the RTC and various lending institutions and servicers. Later, he was instrumental in the successful reverse merger of Beck Hospitality and Janus Hotels & Resorts, Inc. He has, either personally or as president of Janus, served as a court-appointed receiver in over fifty cases and has served as an expert witness for many institutional investors and lending institutions. Mr. Nanosky also leads Janu ... (view full description)

Keith Owens

National Asset Recovery Specialist
Machinery Max, Inc.

Keith Owens Consultant and National Asset Recovery Specialist for “Machinery Max” an industrial equipment auction company, that specializes in industrial equipment auctions, appraisals, recovery, acquisitions, and maximizing clients return on no longer required assets.  Keith joined the Machinery Max team on April 1, 2017, to help maintain, develop, and increase their presence in the financial industry, due to his experience, and expertise as a recovery specialist, and consultant.  His primary responsibility is to work with the company’s financial clients/asset managers to help them appraise, manage, recover, auction, and minimize secured asset loses, while maximizing their profitability of ... (view full description)

Alexi Panagiotakopoulos

Managing Director
SMS Financial, LLC

Alexi Panagiotakopoulos is the Managing Director of Strategic Initiatives at SMS Financial. SMS, founded in 1993, is an opportunistic firm specializing in the acquisition, recovery and servicing of performing and non-performing debt. We are buyers across all commercial and consumer asset classes (secured and unsecured), including judgments, deficiencies and charge offs along with your standard CRE and business asset loans, as well as special use assets. SMS transacts via portfolio and single asset loan acquisitions from various financial institutions and the FDIC. SMS is also one of four companies in the nation chosen as a Joint Venture Partner of the FDIC to workout judgments, deficiencies ... (view full description)

James Paul

Director of Receivership
ALPS Group

ALPS Group specializes in State and Federal Receivership, Property Management, Property Preservation & Construction and Real Estate Sales & Leasing. ALPS Group services are provided nationwide.   Service types include retail, golf courses, mobile home parks, residential and mixed use developments, multi-family, gas stations, car washes, storage facilities, medical facilities, hotels/motels, restaurants, mid-rise, condominiums, daycares, warehouses, office parks, OEM, construction sites, equities recovery, business operation and disolution. ALPS Group provides a wide range of cost-effective services, including assisting clients manage and maximize the value of ... (view full description)

Brian Phillips

Managing Director
Amherst Consulting

Brian Phillips is a Managing Director in the firm’s restructuring advisory practice. With over 20 years of experience in both the private sector and public accounting, including 11 years as an advisor, he has amassed diverse experience in a wide range of industries. Specializing in turnaround and crisis management, profit enhancement and debt restructuring, he has represented debtors, creditors and customers including automotive supply, manufacturing, retail, not-for-profit, government, technology, and service industries.   Mr. Phillips has served as interim CFO for publicly traded and private companies and also has provided clients with bankruptcy-related services and non-bankru ... (view full description)

Daniel Pische

Senior Vice President
First American Bank

Daniel Pische is a Senior Vice President with First American Bank and has been with the Company since 2005. Daniel oversees First American Bank’s SBA product line as well as their lending team in South Florida and serves as the Bank’s Special Asset Manager. As an active lender with delegated authority under all of the SBA’s programs, Daniel and his team were awarded the SBA’s Export Lender of the Year in 2017.   A native of Chicago, Daniel relocated his family to South Florida in 2016 to assist with First American Bank’s growth in the market. First American Bank has been lending in South Florida for over 15 years with a focus on Trade Finance and Asset Based Lending relationships ... (view full description)

John Rickert

Principal & Executive Managing Director
SVN - RICORE Investment Management, Inc.

John Rickert, CCIM, founded SVN|RICORE Investment Management, Inc. in 2001. John's real estate background includes extensive involvement in distressed real estate including serving as a Court Appointed Receiver, completing debt restructuring, property repositioning, underwriting, leasing and investment sales.  Through John's leadership and industry commitment, SVN|RICORE's 48 professionals provide lease listing, investment disposition, property management and maintenance and construction management services for over 250 assets, more than 1,050 tenants and 21 primarily institutional clients throughout the United States. SVN|RICORE's wholly owned construction company, G ... (view full description)

Kenneth Charles Rietz

1st VP, Special Assets
Valley National Bank

No biography specified

Shaib Rios

Senior Associate
Brock & Scott, PLLC

Shaib is a Senior Associate in Brock & Scott’s Fort Lauderdale office, specializing in appellate practice.  Shaib is a former judicial law clerk, having served for the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit in Palm Beach County, FL.  Thereafter she focused her practice on criminal, civil, and administrative appeals, as well as litigation support.  Shaib heads up the Appellate Division at Brock & Scott, where in addition to handling appeals, her role includes servicing as internal litigation support to firm attorneys in the various practice areas.  Shaib also handles general commercial litigation, including non-routine residential foreclosure litigation.
 

Juan Robayo

Managing Director
Stabilis Capital Management, LP

No biography specified

Lyndsay Rowland

Associate
Starfield & Smith, P.C.

Ms. Rowland has extensive experience representing banks, equipment finance companies and other lending institutions with workouts, restructuring, litigation, bankruptcy and foreclosures related to their commercial loan portfolios.  Additionally, since joining Starfield & Smith, P.C., Ms. Rowland has developed a specialty practice in workouts and liquidations of SBA guaranteed loans.  Ms. Rowland is admitted to practice before the Supreme Courts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey and the Federal District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Pennsylvania and the District of New Jersey.  She is a member of the NAGGL as well as the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) – Phi ... (view full description)

Maura Sadovi

Reporter | Assistant Editor
Debtwire ABS

Maura Webber Sadovi is a senior reporter and assistant editor at Debtwire ABS, where she specializes in commercial real estate finance and CMBS. Sadovi previously wrote the Deal of the Week column for The Wall Street Journal and has written for Bloomberg and The Philadelphia Inquirer. 

Brad Salzer

President
Redstone Investments

As a thirty year real estate professional, Mr. Salzer has focused on the acquisition and servicing of commercial real estate loans since 1991. Having acquired over $500,000,000 in whole-loans either individually or in pools, Mr. Salzer has a proven track record in the resolution of distressed mortgage debt. Mr. Salzer has participated as a buyer of RTC, FDIC and conventional bank assets as well those of private and institutional lenders. In addition to the most common property types, collateral has included golf courses, marinas, churches and a multitude of special-use facilities throughout the continental United States. His strong foundation in the development of real property including, of ... (view full description)

Leslie Sharpe

In House Counsel
Rialto Capital Advisors

Leslie Sharpe is In-House Counsel for Rialto Capital Management, LLC where she manages the litigation and licensing for its asset management and real estate groups. Prior thereto, Leslie was the Senior Litigation Counsel for Lennar Corporation and responsible for managing Lennar's litigation profile on the United States east coast. Leslie was also the Associate General Counsel for Levitt Corporation (nka Woodbridge Holdings Corporation) and an associate at Kluger, Peretz, Kaplan & Berlin, PL (nka Kluger, Kaplan, Silverman, Katzen & Levine, PL). She attended the University of Florida (J.D., magna cum laude 2003, Student Honor Court Chancellor 2002-2003, Florida Blue Key President Fall ... (view full description)

James Shevlin

Managing Director
CWCapital

Jim Shevlin joined CWCapital in May 2016 and is currently a Managing Director responsible for the oversight and strategic direction of the Real Estate Dispositions (REDS) team, RealINSIGHT, RealINSIGHT Marketplace, capital placement, surveillance and working with the acquisition team. From 2006 to 2016, he led the CMBS B-Piece program for American Capital including asset selection and removal. He managed over 1,000 specially serviced assets and consent requests, working with owners, brokers, appraisers, property condition surveyors and environmental firms to achieve positive outcomes for each asset. Over a 5-year period from 2011 to 2016, he successfully managed a portfolio of assets a ... (view full description)

Marshall Sklar

Co-Founder
Florida’s Best Realty Services, LLC

Marshall Sklar was born and raised in Hewlett, New York and later moved to Boca Raton, Florida where he graduated from Florida Atlantic University.  Since childhood, Marshall has been a master of staying focused on a goal, accomplishing it and in doing so, making a  lasting positive impact on those around him.  It was in his freshman year of college that he discovered his interest in real estate investing.  While in school, Marshall co-founded numerous real estate related businesses including an off campus housing website which is the foundation of his career.  This venture would eventually become one of the leading sources for off campus housing solutions in South Florida and was aw ... (view full description)

Ethan Smith

Partner
Starfield & Smith, P.C.

Ethan W. Smith is a partner in the law firm of Starfield & Smith, P.C., where his areas of practice focus on government guaranteed lending, commercial lending, banking, real estate and commercial law. Ethan has closed thousands of government guaranteed loans on behalf of his lender clients, assists lenders nationwide with SBA guaranty purchase issues and has been retained as an expert witness on SBA related litigation matters. Ethan is a licensed title insurance agent for Chicago Title and Fidelity National Title in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He is a member of the National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders (NAGGL) and is a frequ ... (view full description)

Michael Tozzi

Senior Asset Manager
Ocwen Financial Corporation

Prior to rejoining Ocwen in January of 2010, Mike was a loan officer with Red Capital Group for three years and MMA Financial for four years and originated over $400 million in loan and equity financing involving market rate, students, senior and affordable housing properties. He also has prior associations with Ocwen Federal Bank (1997 to 2002), Fannie Mae, and Equitable Real Estate.  He has over 30 years of commercial real estate experience (almost exclusively in multi-family activities since 1992) ranging from origination, asset management, disposition, and workout activities.  Mike has a B.S. in Accounting from St. Peter’s College and an M.B.A. in Finance from Fordham University.
 

Mark Welch

Principal
Morris Anderson

Mark J. Welch is a Principal & Shareholder at MorrisAnderson and was named a 2011 “Person to Watch” by The Deal. He is a senior financial executive and management consultant who has led numerous turnaround, crisis management, recovery and bankruptcy assignments.Services Mark has held interim-management positions as a CFO, CRO, Controller and Financial Advisor with underperforming and bankrupt companies, and has optimized recoveries in liquidations, receivership, and bankruptcy sales. He has specific expertise in bankruptcy, forensic accounting, cost reduction, asset recovery, restructuring plans and liquidation. He has also testified in state and federal cour ... (view full description)

Michael Williamson

Chief Judge
United States Bankruptcy Court, Middle District FL

Judge Michael G. Williamson is Chief Judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida -- one of the largest districts in the United States with courthouses in Jacksonville, Orlando, Tampa, and Ft. Myers and approximately 31,000 pending cases. He currently serves as Co-Author of West’s Bankruptcy Law Manual and formerly served as an Adjunct Professor at Stetson University College of Law teaching Bankruptcy Law.   Judge Williamson graduated from Duke University in 1973 and from Georgetown University Law Center in 1976. He began his bankruptcy practice serving as a Chapter 7 panel trustee from 1977 to 1979. Thereafter, in the following 20 years, he repr ... (view full description)

Andrew Yanez

VP, Portfolio Manager
International Finance Bank

No biography specified
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Information Management Network - Privacy Notice

Introduction - Who we are

Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC (“Euromoney”, “we”, “us” or “our”) is an international business-information group covering asset management, price discovery, data and market intelligence, and banking and finance. The group also runs an extensive portfolio of events for the telecoms, financial and commodities markets.

For a full list of our brands and group companies, please click on this link. Euromoney and its group companies are committed to respecting the privacy of every person who visits, registers with or subscribes to our websites, publications, events and other products or services.

Euromoney is the primary data controller of personal data collected through this website or that we may collect in different ways as described in this Privacy Notice. If you are contacted by our other group companies, they will also be controllers of your personal data. This means that they are responsible for how your personal data is used, just as we are. You may contact any of these companies directly, or you can contact Euromoney by emailing dataprotectionofficer@euromoneyplc.com or writing to the Data Protection Officer at Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, 8 Bouverie Street, London EC4Y 8AX, United Kingdom.

This Privacy Notice was updated on 23 May 2018

Our Approach to Your Privacy

This Privacy Notice outlines the information we may collect about you in relation to your use of our products and services (“personal data”). It also explains the legal rights that you have in relation to your data and how you may exercise these rights.

Some of our group companies may collect and use personal data for different purposes; those companies have their own websites and privacy notices.

We will process your data for the following lawful purposes: with your consent; to fulfil our obligations to you; and where there is a legitimate interest to do so.

When possible, we rely on your consent to use your data for the purposes described in this Privacy Notice. We also process personal data to fulfil our contractual obligations to you, for example, when you register for any of our services, subscribe to a publication, sign-up for an event or purchase a product from us, we will need to process some of your personal data. This will also include details of the person/people responsible for payment (if different).

We may determine that processing your personal data serves both of our legitimate interests. This is the case in relation to many of our research, customer survey, sales, marketing and advertising activities described in this Privacy Notice. These activities allow us to better understand your requirements, which in turn enables us to provide you with a better service. We review the bases for our processing decisions carefully and you can object to these activities at any time (see the “Your Rights” section of this Privacy Notice).

What Personal Data We Collect & Why

Our primary goal in collecting personal data from you is to give you a relevant customised experience of our products and services.

  • Registration, Free Trials & Subscriptions

    When you register with our website and/or sign up for a free trial of our products or services, we may ask you to provide your name, address, email address and telephone number, and details relevant to your occupation or employer.

    If you subscribe to one of our products or services, we will also ask for payment details. Credit/debit card payments are processed using a third party supplier and we do not retain the credit card data (see the Third Party Sites of this Privacy Notice). Address details may be shared with third party service providers engaged by us for order fulfilment, delivery and payment collection. This personal data is used by us to complete subscription requests.

  • Events & Conferences

    If you have registered for an event through a group website we may collect personal data including: name, job title, company, address, telephone number and email.

    This information is necessary so that we can complete your registration for the event and provide you with relevant event materials.

    We may also provide delegate details (e.g. name, email) to event sponsors who, subject to your consent, may contact you for their own advertising and marketing purposes.

  • Advertising & Marketing

    We use the personal data you provide us and which we collect from you to inform you about similar products and services which we provide. We may send you marketing communications that are sponsored by our partners and which are targeted to your interests based on information you have provided us such as job title, employer and/or industry. If you have consented to receive information from other Euromoney group companies, we may share your personal data with these companies so that they can fulfil your request to receive marketing materials in accordance with your preferences. We will not share your personal data with any third parties for their own marketing purposes unless you have provided your consent.

    Each of the Euromoney group companies that may contact you is a data controller in relation to the personal data that you have agreed to share with them. If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact the individual company, or us – using the contact details set out in the “Who We Are” section.

    You can opt out from receiving such materials at any time.

    The personal data we may use for advertising and marketing purposes includes your name, email address, job title, phone number, company name/employer, geo location, postal address and data collected using cookies and other similar technology (Please read our separate Cookies Policy to find out more about which cookies we use, how they work and how you can control your cookie options).

    Marketing materials are sent electronically, by post and we may occasionally call you.

  • Online Targeted Advertising

    We use targeted advertising on our websites to display advertisements that are relevant to what we believe are your interests. In order to deliver relevant advertisements, we use third parties to deliver cookies that collect information about your IP address and how you interact with our sites (e.g. browsing information, which articles you have read etc.). This data is used by the third parties to determine which advertisements may be of interest to you.

    We may also share your personal data with third parties to deliver targeted advertising to you on other websites (e.g. Twitter Tailored Audiences or Facebook Custom Audiences). This could include your email address, cookie data, and information obtained from third parties. Third party cookies may also be used to enable us to target advertisements to you on other websites that you visit.

  • Lead Generation and Scoring

    We occasionally use the services of trusted third parties in order to ensure that the personal data we use for advertising and marketing purposes is accurate and up-to-date. To do this, we transfer personal data of individual leads (such as name, email, job title, location and phone number) to these third parties who conduct research to verify the data – primarily against public information.

    We also use algorithmic software technology to help us improve the quality and relevance of marketing activities. The personal data analysed by the software includes email address, phone number, job title, address, purchase history and account information. This allows us to provide meaningful offers that are relevant to your specific profile.

  • Surveys, Market Research & Customer Feedback

    We want to understand the needs of our readers and customers. We may therefore use the information you provide us – including your name and contact details – to contact you to request your feedback, or to participate in our customer and market research.

  • Public forums, message boards and blogs

    Some of the pages on our group websites may include message boards, blogs or other facilities for generating content from users. Any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should always be careful when deciding to post any personal data. User generated content is also subject to our site Terms & Conditions.

  • Business or Asset Sale

    If we sell a business or assets we may need to disclose your personal data to the prospective buyer of such business or assets.

    If Euromoney, or any of our group companies is sold or sells our assets or is acquired by a third party, then personal data about our customers will be acquired by that third party. A transfer of your personal data in these circumstances would be necessary so that the services you have contracted for can still be delivered, or so that you can continue to enjoy the benefits of our free products and services. You will receive notice if a new controller assumes responsibility for your personal data.

  • Additional Third Party Disclosures

    We may disclose your personal data to other third parties in the following situations:

    • To third party partners who help us by providing services such as technology, marketing, advisory or other services. These third parties only receive encrypted data and may only process personal data to provide those services to us.
    • Where we are required by law or regulation to do so. In each case we will seek, where practicable, to minimise the amount of data that is disclosed.
    • If required to protect the rights and interests of other users and/or Euromoney and its affiliates (including our employees, agents and contractors), or as otherwise set out in our Terms & Conditions. This may include exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection.
  • Email Tracking

    We may include small pixel tags (small image files) within the emails we send you in order to determine whether our emails are opened and/or whether the hyperlinks inside our emails are clicked through. We may also collect browser, location and the device used to engage with our email communications. This information allows us to better understand whether we are meeting our users’ needs and how we can improve our communications. No other information is collected. You can opt out of receiving our direct marketing emails either by following the instructions in each email, or by contacting us (see the “Who We Are” section of this Privacy Notice).

International Transfers

Some of the Euromoney group companies are based outside the European Economic Area (EEA). If you have consented to being contacted by our group companies, then the transfer of your personal data will be made according to the terms of an international data sharing agreement that contains obligations approved by European data protection regulators. Any of our group companies that receive your personal data will be co-controllers of that data, which means they may determine how they process your personal data – although they may only use it for the purposes for which it was shared, unless you are informed of new or additional processing activities.

We may also transfer personal data to third party service providers as described in this Privacy Notice which are located outside the EEA. Where we conduct these transfers, we take all steps necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with applicable privacy legislation, either by only sending your personal data to jurisdictions that provide an adequate degree of legal protection for your data or by imposing approved contractual terms on these third parties.

Retention Periods

We have a data retention policy that ensures we don’t use or store your personal data for longer than necessary. We consider the following issues to determine retention periods:

  • Guidance from the UK Information Commissioner or other regulatory agency, or industry best practice recommendations;
  • The business rationale for collection and expiry of the purpose for which personal data was collected;
  • Our ongoing ability to ensure the accuracy of the data; and
  • Legal and regulatory requirements.

We may occasionally need to keep personal data for either shorter or longer periods than specified in our retention policy. In such circumstances, application of the retention period to the data will be temporarily suspended. The suspension of an applicable retention period will be carried out in a manner that respects the rights and interests of all persons concerned.

How You Can Set Your Data & Privacy Preferences

You can use our Preference Centre to select the topics that are of interest to you so that we can send you publications and information about our products and services that are especially relevant to you. You can also choose the channels we use to contact you (email, phone, post, etc.) and can also opt-out of receiving marketing communications.

Your Rights

You have certain rights in relation to your personal data which include the following:

  • Access & Portability

    You may request access to any personal data of yours for which Euromoney is responsible as controller. Unless there are legal or regulatory reasons for not doing so, we will confirm whether we process any of your personal data and if we do, we will provide you with the following information: the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data, any recipients of your personal data, the applicable retention period and the data source. Copies of your personal data will be made available to you in a structured, machine-readable format.

    You may also request that we transfer the personal data that you have submitted to us, to another controller, where it is technically feasible for us to do so.

    If you have consented to our processing of your personal data, or if we are processing your personal data in order to fulfil our contractual obligations to you, then you can submit a request that we transfer your personal data to another data controller.

  • Rectification, Restriction, Objection

    You have the right to request that Euromoney rectify any errors in the personal data that we process. In some circumstances, you may also be able to ask for the erasure of personal data, and/or request that the processing of your personal data be restricted. You may also object to the processing of your personal data for sales or marketing purposes.

  • How to Exercise Your Rights

    To exercise any of these rights, please contact us by post or email at the following addresses:

    Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC
    8 Bouverie Street
    London, EC4Y 8AX
    United Kingdom

    Email: dataprotectionofficer@euromoneyplc.com

    Web form: Complete Subject Data Request Form

    We may need to check your identity prior to processing a request.

    Euromoney will do our best to respond to any questions and address any of your concerns. You are also able to register any complaints regarding the processing of your personal data directly with the UK Information Commissioner.

Protecting Your Data

Euromoney is committed to keeping your personal data secure and we will take appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect your personal data from loss, unauthorised use, disclosure or destruction. Although we do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee that any transmission of data is without risk. We have therefore implemented information security policies and rules, staff training on information security, and technical measures to ensure the integrity of data that we have under our control.

All our employees, contractors and data processors (i.e. those third parties that process personal data on our behalf) are required to keep such data confidential and not to use it for any purpose other than the performance of services we have requested.

Third Party Sites

Our site may contain links to other websites – including, for example, providers of payment processing services. Euromoney is not responsible for the privacy and data collection practices of third party sites and we therefore recommend that you review the privacy policies and terms of service of each site you visit.

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