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John D. Fern

  • Executive Vice President
  • T: +1 312 759 8100
  • F: +1 312 759 8119
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    • 227 West Monroe Street
    • Suite 900
    • Chicago, IL, 60606
    • United States
    • T: +1 312 759 8100
    • F: +1 312 759 8119
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John D. Fern is an Executive Vice President at FTI Consulting and is based in Chicago. He is part of the Corporate Finance & Restructuring segment. Mr. Fern brings a unique blend of strategic insight and relationships across a wide spectrum of industries to the benefit of his many clients. Mr. Fern focuses on building strategic alliances and relationships across a multitude of businesses, including retail, consumer products and real estate. Mr. Fern’s business acumen is sought by various boards of directors, management teams and investors.

Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Fern was a Principal and Managing Director at Gordon Brothers Group. Before that, he served as Senior Managing Director in the Office of the Chairman for Mesirow Financial, where he was responsible for developing new client relationships, assisting in cross-marketing and developing and executing strategic initiatives.

Mr. Fern holds a B.A. in Political Science from Tulane University and a J.D. from DePaul University College of Law. He is actively involved in the Chicago philanthropic community and has served on the Board of Directors for the Children’s Memorial Hospital of Chicago, The Lurie Children’s Hospital, The Chicago Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the Chicago Chapter for Meals on Wheels.

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