Ron has more than 25 years of experience as a restructuring and financial professional including, most recently, 17 years at national restructuring firm Alvarez & Marsal where he was a Managing Director in the Healthcare Practice. He has participated in a broad range of cases in bankruptcy proceedings and out-of-court. He specializes in advising companies and creditors in financial and operational turnarounds and restructurings with extensive experience in the healthcare, higher education and not-for-profit sectors. He has additionally had significant experience in labor relations, retiree health and pension matters. He most recently led a financial and restructuring assignment for Central Iowa Healthcare culminating in the successful bankruptcy sale of the hospital’s operations and assets to a major regional healthcare organization. He recently served as Court-appointed Receiver of Medical Development International, et al. (correctional / prison healthcare) where he was appointed by Wells Fargo Bank. Among the other important recent company-side assignments, Ron was CRO of Forest Park Medical Center at Fort Worth and Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital and EVP (Restructuring and Treasury) for Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. His assignments also included serving as COO of National Century Financial Enterprises, a purchaser of healthcare patient accounts receivables, where he was CRO of principal NCFE subsidiaries and was responsible for portfolio operations, including secured claim workouts of 60 healthcare providers (30 in bankruptcy proceedings). He held a similar position for ACA Financial Guaranty which had a substantial risk portfolio in acute care hospitals. He led restructuring and financial advisory assignments for Specialty Hospitals of Washington, National Kidney Foundation and various northeast community hospitals. He advised private equity assignments clients for portfolio companies in the hospice business and anatomic laboratory businesses. Secured lender assignments, included work on disease management / wellness companies, long-term acute care hospitals and a Medicaid service provider. Ron also advised various Official Committees of Unsecured Creditors including Southern Regional Medical Center, Federation Employment Guidance Services (Medicaid provider), Daytop Village (substance abuse), Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center, Brotman Medical Center, Beth Israel Hospital Association of Passaic, Valley Hospital System (Chapter 9) and Kodak (OPEB matters). He advised §1114 Committees (OPEB) of US Airways, Retired Pilots of Delta Airlines and Nortel Networks, Inc. (additionally long-term disabled employees. Earlier in his career, Ron was a Managing Director with the restructuring practice of Loeb Partners Corporation. Prior to that he held senior credit positions at the IBJ Whitehall organization, including serving as Executive Vice President and COO of the business credit unit and Senior Vice President in charge of the bank’s Special Assets Department Ron graduated from Lehigh University with a Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics (Major in Finance). He received MBA from the Lubin Graduate School of Business at Pace University.