Charles Brad Foster
- Managing Director
- Corporate Finance
- T: +1 305 714 4600
- F: +1 305 714 4646
- Two North Central Avenue, # 1200
- One Renaissance Square
- Phoenix, AZ, 85004-4563
- United States
- T: +1 602 744 7100
- F: +1 602 744 7110
- B.A., Business, Hendrix College
- Certified Public Accountant, Arizona
- Accredited In Business Valuation (ABV)
- Certified General Contractor, Florida
- Certified Marketing Professional
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI)
- Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors (AIRA)
- Institute of Residential Marketing
- National Association of Homebuilders
- Turnaround Management Association (TMA), Global Board of Trustees
- Corporate Finance
- Transaction Advisory
- Restructuring / Turnaround Services
- Interim Management
- Real Estate
Charles Brad Foster is a Managing Director in the FTI Consulting Corporate Finance/Restructuring practice and is based in Phoenix. Mr. Foster is a senior finance professional with more than 20 years of experience in various leadership roles within the homebuilding and land development industries.
Mr. Foster’s financial and operational experience includes assisting real estate firms of all sizes in developing and executing plans of reorganization, analyzing various financing options, obtaining land-secured special district financing, evaluating asset dispositions, conducting due diligence in connection with land and builder acquisitions, and providing operational support across a number of real estate submarkets.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Foster served as chief operating officer of Olson & Associates, a regional development firm. He was charged with restructuring the operations and redirecting the company during the market downturn. Prior to that, Mr. Foster served in positions of increasing responsibility at Morrison Homes, starting as director of finance in Phoenix, leading to corporate controller in Atlanta and ultimately vice president of operations in Tampa and Sarasota.
Before that, Mr. Foster was initially hired at UDC Homes as director of finance for the California region and rose to the position of corporate controller. He was instrumental in developing and implementing a successful financial restructuring plan for the regional builder and providing an orderly transition as the company emerged from bankruptcy.
Having started his real estate career as an internal auditor for Fairfield Communities, Mr. Foster concluded his nine year tenure as chief financial officer of its homebuilding subsidiary, where he oversaw its successful emergence from bankruptcy.
Mr. Foster holds a B.A. in business from Hendrix College. He is a certified public accountant in Arizona and a certified general contractor in Florida. Mr. Foster is a member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), American Bankruptcy Institute, Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors, Institute of Residential Marketing, National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) and Turnaround Management Association. He is Accredited in Business Valuation by the AICPA and serves as an at-large member of the NAHB’s Sales and Marketing council. Mr. Foster was also recognized as a Gold Medal winner by the Arizona Society for Certified Public Accountants for outstanding achievement.