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Sean A. Gumbs

  • Senior Managing Director
  • T: +1 212 247 1010
  • F: +1 212 841 9350
    • Three Times Square
    • 9th Floor
    • New York, NY, 10036
    • United States
    • T: +1 212 247 1010
    • F: +1 212 841 9350

Sean A. Gumbs is a Senior Managing Director in FTI’s restructuring practice and is based in New York. He has over 20 years of experience creating and maximizing value for stakeholders of troubled companies across a wide range of industries.

Mr. Gumbs is actively involved in FTI’s municipal finance service offering where his experience includes:

  • City of Philadelphia – led multi-department review to identify savings of approximately $175mm over 5 years with respect to third party spend and enhancement to the revenue collections process.
  • PRHTA – currently serving as financial and operational advisor to the Puerto Rico Highways & Transportation Authority (“PRHTA”) via the Government Development Bank for Puerto Rico (“GDB”).
  • Santa Rosa Bay Bridge Authority – currently advising the bondholders of this toll bridge near Pensacola, FL
  • Not-for-profit University – currently advising bondholders on restructuring alternatives given past defaults of this liberal arts college in West Virginia.
  • Place Properties, Fort Benning, GA – advised monoline insurer with respect to property performance and restructuring alternatives.
  • California State Parks (“CSP”) – advised the CSP on solutions to achieve a sustainable operating and funding model across its diverse 280 park system.

Mr. Gumbs’ corporate restructuring experience includes:

  • MF Global – Mr. Gumbs currently sits on the board of directors of MF Global Holdings Ltd and certain affiliates, where he has overseen the recovery of assets from around the world.
  • CIT Group Inc. (“CIT”) – Served as financial advisor and led the development of a complex integrated financial operating model used as a strategic business planning tool for senior management.
  • Many other assignments, such as WCI Communities (Company FA), International Outsourcing Services, LLC (Interim CFO), Heating Oil Partners LP (Interim CFO) and CST Industries (Secured Lender).

Mr. Gumbs holds a BS in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. He is a former board member of the TMA, a Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor (CIRA), a Certified Turnaround Professional (CTP) and has co-authored several articles on restructuring issues.

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