- Senior Managing Director
- Corporate Finance & Restructuring
- T: +1 312 252 4056
- F: +1 312 759 8119
- 227 West Monroe Street
- Suite 900
- Chicago, IL, 60606
- United States
- T: +1 312 759 8100
- F: +1 312 759 8119
- B.B.A., Finance, Western Illinois University
- M.B.A., Finance and Entrepreneurship, DePaul University
- Certified Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis Professional (FP&A)
- Certified Turnaround Professional (CTP)
- Interim Management
- Restructuring / Turnaround Services
- Transportation & Logistics
Dan Hugo specializes in turnaround, restructuring and interim management. Mr. Hugo has more than 15 years of experience, including industry expertise in transportation, construction, government contracting, banking, distribution, aggregates, manufacturing, home building, horticultural and metals, among other areas.
Mr. Hugo has led many comprehensive restructurings and successful Chapter 11 reorganizations and is skilled at preparing 13-week cash flow projections and leading day-to-day cash management. Mr. Hugo has developed financial models used in a variety of applications, including internal management and reporting, cash flow management, executive and board review and delivery to external constituents. He has also created a variety of financial analyses, including regional, location and product-line profitability, pricing and contribution margin, and equipment utilization and capacity, as well as various analyses related to acquisitions and divestitures. Mr. Hugo also has developed business unit-level forecasting, cash management and financial planning modules for his clients.
Mr. Hugo has served in numerous interim management roles, including Interim Chief Financial Officer of a $600 million distribution company and Interim Treasurer and Director of Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) for a private equity sponsored carve-out of a Dow Chemical Company business unit. Mr. Hugo also has led the redesign and staff augmentation of the FP&A department of a more than $10 billion public firm during a period of organizational transition.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Hugo owned and operated a Midwest-based national transportation business. His company provided local and national dry van, refrigerated and specialized transportation services to a number of clients, including Cargill, U.S. Foods and Birds Eye. Before that, Mr. Hugo spent two and a half years in a financial and operational management position in the Middle East and South Asia division of an international construction company. In addition to holding the position of Chief Financial Officer of the division, he oversaw the day-to-day operations of a $250 million civilian and military infrastructure rebuilding program. Mr. Hugo was also a construction bonding underwriter and business development representative for a Fortune 500 insurance company, and his portfolio consisted of clients ranging from $20 million closely-held construction companies to $26 billion public corporations.