- Senior Managing Director
- Corporate Finance & Restructuring
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- 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
- 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
- Restructuring / Turnaround Services
- Creditor Rights, Relations & Negotiations
- Healthcare & Life Sciences
- Telecom, Media & Technology (TMT)
- Real Estate & Infrastructure
Chad Shandler is a Senior Managing Director in the Turnaround & Restructuring Services practice. For over 25 years, Mr. Shandler has specialized 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. Within the diverse healthcare industry, Mr. Shandler has experience with hospitals, free-standing emergency rooms, senior living, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, independent living and continuing care retirement communities.
A representative list of Mr. Shandler’s previous clients includes Neighbors Health, Adeptus Health, 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.
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.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Shandler was Partner and the National Director of Restructuring & Insolvency Advisory and Dispute Resolution Services at CohnReznick LLP.