- Senior Managing Director
- Corporate Finance & Restructuring
- T: +1 214 397 1671
- F: +1 214 397 1790
- 2001 Ross Avenue
- Suite 650
- Dallas, TX, 75201
- United States
- T: +1 214 397 1600
- F: +1 214 397 1790
- B.S., Communication Studies, University of Texas at Austin
- M.B.A., Finance, Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University
- Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor (CIRA)
- Certified Turnaround Professional (CTP)
- Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors
- Turnaround Management Association (TMA), Global Board of Trustees
- Interim Management
- Business Plan Review
Clark Ansel is a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting and is based in Dallas. He is a member of the Turnaround & Restructuring Services practice within the Corporate Finance & Restructuring segment.
Mr. Ansel has extensive experience providing a wide range of financial consulting and advisory services to both creditors and debtors. His experience includes interim management, business plan development, treasury and cash management, valuation services, borrower and lender negotiations, financial statement analysis, operational and financial modeling, asset sales, performance improvement and post-transaction services. Mr. Ansel has in-depth knowledge of the energy industry, including oil and gas exploration and production, midstream, refining and marketing and oilfield services, having worked on over 25 significant engagements in the space.
Mr. Ansel also has experience in food and protein, education, defense, retail, financial services, municipal debt, insurance and gaming. Mr. Ansel’s recent and ongoing engagements include financial advisory to the following constituencies: the unsecured noteholders of Forbes Energy Services, the senior lenders of C&J Energy Services, the unsecured creditors of Samson Resources, the unsecured creditors of Swift Energy, the unsecured creditors of Energy and Exploration Partners, the senior lenders of Preferred Sands and the senior lenders of McDermott International.
Previously, Mr. Ansel served in a financial advisory role for UniversalPegasus International, a mid-sized global engineering and construction management firm in the energy sector. His involvement included cash flow forecasting, an analysis of the impact a carve-out of the company’s offshore and power units would have on profitability and leverage and the development of sell-side marketing materials for the company’s Trinidad and Tobago business unit. Mr. Ansel also provided financial advisory services to TXCO Resources, a publicly traded E&P company, where he advised management on negotiations with existing lenders and creditors, developed cash flow projections and pro-forma financial statements, supported all aspects of the bankruptcy process and assisted in sell-side due diligence and assisted with the wind down of the remaining business.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Ansel was an M.B.A. intern in the Corporate Finance group at AT&T. In this capacity, he was responsible for modeling volume and revenue projections across multiple product lines. Before returning to graduate school, Mr. Ansel held multiple positions at Trinity Industries, a large publicly traded industrial steel company.
Mr. Ansel holds a B.S. in Communication Studies from the University of Texas at Austin and an M.B.A. from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University. He is a Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor and a Certified Turnaround Professional. Mr. Ansel is a member of the Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors and the Turnaround Management Association (“TMA”).