Tom Buck is a crisis management professional with nearly 20 years of experience advising distressed businesses in a wide variety of industries. His restructuring acumen includes operational turnarounds, financial restructurings, divestiture transactions, merger integration, enterprise improvement and orderly liquidations.
Tom has performed many debtor and creditor roles within the bankruptcy process, including such cases as Transit Group, Inc., Parmalat USA Corp., Best Manufacturing Group LLC, North Oakland Medical Centers, Autobacs Strauss, Consolidated Horticulture Group, Qualteq, Inc., KidsPeace Corp., Saint Michaels Medical Center, Inc., and Lombard Public Facilities Corporation. He can perform interim management and financial advisor roles for distressed companies. His experience managing the complex dynamics across the stakeholder spectrum has resulted in many innovative and consensual solutions.
Prior to joining the GlassRatner (now doing business as B. Riley Advisory Services) in 2018, Tom was a restructuring advisor at Glass & Associates, Huron Consulting and most recently a Principal at EisnerAmper. Before his restructuring career, Tom spent approximately 9 years in industry (extruded polymers), in a variety of roles including manufacturing operations, marketing, and executive management. He has worked directly or managed consulting engagements in many industries, including chemicals/plastics, textiles, automotive, heavy and light industrial manufacturing, tax-free bonds (range of industries), hospital/SNF/CCRC, credit cards, transportation and logistics, engineering and construction, food processing, metals/mining, fertilizer processing, personal care products, dairy, steel, outdoor retailing, industrial rental equipment, and vending.
Tom has a BS from Lehigh University and an MBA from Wake Forest University and hold the CTP and CIRA designations.
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