Managing Director
New York
+1 212 561 4025

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Kevin Nystrom has more than 25 years of experience in restructuring and financial management. He has held numerous management roles and advised companies, boards of directors, investor groups and lenders in a wide range of turnarounds and reorganizations. His operational experience covers numerous industries including mining, manufacturing, distribution, financial services, professional services, transportation, telecommunications and real estate.

Professional Experience

Kevin has extensive interim management experience, having served as CEO of Boomerang Tube, an OTCG manufacturer; chief restructuring officer (CRO) of the Dolan Company, a publicly held provider of business services; CRO of Barnes Bay (owner of the Viceroy Anguilla Hotel and Resort); CRO of American Home Mortgage; and COO of Hawaiian Telcom, the tenth largest telecommunications utility in the country.

Kevin is experienced in development of reorganization plans, creditor negotiations, arbitration with regulators and government agencies; business plan preparation and long-term forecasting; developing and implementing cost reduction programs; and financial management of public and privately held companies. His expertise includes proactive contingency planning for companies facing significant business transitions and leading due diligence of acquisition targets that are financially troubled.

Kevin has advised debtors, creditors and other key stakeholders in restructurings including Takata; Essar Minnesota; Peabody Energy; James River Coal Company; Mineral Park; Oxford Resources; Blitz USA, a leading fuel container manufacturer; Samsonite; Marsh; ICG Communications; Rand McNally; ANH Refractories and many non-public assignments, including a $5 billion international glass fiber manufacturer and a 10,000-professional global engineering firm specializing in public transportation construction.

Prior to joining Zolfo Cooper, Kevin was executive vice president and CFO of National Mortgage Corporation, a sub-prime mortgage wholesaler, and the CFO of sister, publicly held REITS, Asset Investors and Commercial Assets, Inc.

Education, Certification & Professional Affiliations

  • B.S. degree in business administration from the University of South Dakota
  • Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants