Mark A. Laber, CIRA

FTI Consulting, Inc.

New York, NY

Senior Managing Director

Mark Laber is a SMD in the Turnaround & Restructuring practice. Mr. Laber has advisory experience that includes a wide range of restructuring engagements with a primary focus on advising steering committees, ad hoc groups and official creditor committees of distressed companies. He has industry expertise in consumer products, energy, e-commerce, fertilizer, for-profit education, grocery, healthcare, homebuilding, maintenance, repair and overhaul, manufacturing, media, oil field services, pulp and paper, retail, restaurant and software.

A representative list of advisory engagements that Mr. Laber has provided services on include A&P, AbitibiBowater, AES Thames, API Heat Transfer, Anuvia Plant Nutrients, Atrium Corporation, Aveos, Bally Total Fitness, Blockbuster, Buffets, CHC Helicopter, Claim Jumper, Connecture, CTI Foods, Defy Media, Education Management Corporation, Edison Mission Energy, Forever21, FTD Companies, Fuddruckers, GenMa, Hawaiian Telcom, Interactive Health, Kimball Hill, Muzak, Nebraska Book Company, Northampton Generating Company, Oriental Trading, Perkins & Marie Callender’s, PetSmart, Pier1 Imports, Preferred Proppants, ResCap, Remington, Revstone, Savers, Smurfit Stone Container, StoneMor Partners LP, SVP Worldwide and Venoco.

In addition to his advisory experience, Mark serves as a relationship lead to private capital institutions helping to “deliver the firm’s resources.” 

Further, Mark served as the Chief Operating Officer of FTI’s North American Corporate Finance and Restructuring Practice from April 2015 through March of 2016 (2015 revenue of ~$440MM; ~850 professionals).

Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Laber spent five years at PricewaterhouseCoopers (“PwC”), with the two most recent years within its Transaction Services Valuation and Accounting Advisory group and the first three years of his career within the Audit practice. At PwC, Mr. Laber performed valuation services for clients within several industries, including pharmaceutical, automotive, healthcare and apparel.

Mr. Laber holds a B.S. in accountancy from Villanova University. He is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor, a Certified Turnaround Professional and a Chartered Financial Analyst. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors, the New York Society of Security Analysts and the New York State Society of CPAs.


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