David is a member of Zolfo Cooper's executive team. With over 20 years of restructuring experience providing both interim management and advisory services spanning multi-billion dollar to middle market situations. His experience crosses numerous industries, including retail, restaurant, automotive, manufacturing, mining, entertainment, education and consumer products and services.
Recent assignments include advising the secured lenders at Outcome Health; advising ModSpace, the largest U.S.-owned provider of modular buildings, in its successful restructuring; and serving as chief restructuring officer and interim CFO of RCS Capital Corporation. In the Relativity Media bankruptcy, David advised the secured lenders on their acquisition of the company's reality TV assets.
David was the chief restructuring officer of Preferred Sands, a leading producer of frac sand. He led the company through a successful one-year turnaround and out-of-court restructuring, which fully recapitalized the balance sheet and enabled existing ownership to maintain control.
David advised Friendly’s Ice Cream through its successful financial and operational restructuring and represented a group of hedge funds in their potential acquisition of Blockbuster. As interim CFO and COO at Malden Mills, the creators of Polartec® brand fleece, David led the company's successful, multi-facted transformation.
Other assignments include a wide range of situations and roles on behalf of companies, their equity sponsors, lenders and official committees, including: financial advisor to the unsecured creditors committee of A&P; financial advisor to the retirees of American Airlines; financial advisor to term lenders at Orchard Supply Hardware; advisor to the UCC in the bankruptcy of American Apparel; and CRO of Mark IV Industries, a $1.3 billion global automotive and transportation company.
Previous restructurings David has also been involved in include Washington Group International, Recoton, American Home Patient and Frederick’s of Hollywood.
Before joining Zolfo Cooper David spent five years with Arthur Andersen. In 2015 Turnarounds & Workouts named David one of its top "People to Watch."
Education, Certification & Professional Affiliations
- B.S. degree in business administration from Montclair State University
- Former certified public accountant