- Senior Managing Director
- Corporate Finance & Restructuring
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- Three Times Square
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- New York, NY, 10036
- United States
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- B.S.B.A., Accounting, Washington University
- Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
- Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)
- American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI)
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors (AIRA)
- New Jersey Society of CPAs
- Creditor Rights, Relations & Negotiations
- Restructuring / Turnaround Services
- Healthcare & Life Sciences
- Telecom, Media & Technology (TMT)
- Real Estate
Chad Shandler specializes in leading restructuring efforts as the Chief Restructuring Officer or Financial Advisor on behalf of financially troubled companies, indenture trustees, secured creditors and creditor groups.
With deep expertise in developing financial and operating plans, evaluating restructuring alternatives and analyzing solvency issues, Mr. Shandler works diligently and expeditiously to aid organizations and their stakeholders to restructure and transform operations, drive enterprise value and maximize recovery.
Mr. Shandler’s vast industry expertise spans healthcare, higher education, non‐ and not‐for‐profit, telecommunications, retail, manufacturing and distribution, publishing, real estate and sports and entertainment, among others.
With regard to the healthcare sector, Mr. Shandler’s expertise includes serving as a Chief Restructuring Officer and advising stakeholders with an emphasis in continuing care retirement communities, assisted living facilities, skilled nursing facilities, free standing emergency rooms, physician practices, and hospitals. He has assessed their financial performance, compared their operating results to industry norms, developed “bottoms‐up” multi‐year financial forecasts, prepared business valuations, supported their asset sales and due diligence processes, arranged financing and evaluated their marketing plans, marketing efforts, and demographics of their primary market areas.
A representative list of Mr. Shandler’s previous clients includes Neighbors Health, Adeptus Health, Arlington of Naples, Hygea Holdings, Walker County Hospital District, Kingswood Retirement Community, Inverness Village, Dowling College, St. Francis Hospital and Health Centers, UGHS Senior Living, Erickson Retirement Communities and Tarragon Corporation.
Known as a leading expert in the industry, Mr. Shandler has been appointed as a Special Fiscal Agent in the Superior Court of New Jersey and has been appointed in numerous fiduciary roles, including as the Liquidating Trustee of multiple companies. In addition, Mr. Shandler is a frequent lecturer on bankruptcy, restructuring and accounting matters and has appeared on FOX Business News.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Shandler was Partner and the National Director of Restructuring & Insolvency Advisory and Dispute Resolution Services at CohnReznick LLP.
Mr. Shandler is active in his community, serving as a member of the Olin Alumni Board of the Olin School of Business at Washington University at St. Louis, the JFNA Emergency Committee and the UJA‐Federation of New York’s Accountability Committee. He served as a past chair of the Jewish Federations of North American National Young Leadership Cabinet and is a past member of the UJA‐Federation of New York’s Finance Committee.