Industry Titans

Power Hour with Industry Titans
Friday, May 21, 2021 | 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. CDT 
Sponsored by Gordon Brothers 
1.0 CLE credit / 1.2 CPE credits in Specialized Knowledge / 1.2 CEUs available

During this fan-favorite topic, TMA NOW members will have the opportunity to interact with featured industry titans who have decades of experience in the turnaround and restructuring space in a more intimate setting. You’ll foster community and connections among the women of TMA NOW through mutual interests and experiences during breakout sessions made for closer interactions between attendees and panelists. 

Katie Montague, Alvarez & Marsal (TMA Detroit)

Natalie Ramsey
Robinson+Cole LLP (TMA Philadelphia/Wilmington)
Teri Stratton, Piper Sandler (TMA Southern California)
Cari TurnerAlvarez & Marsal

About the Speakers

Natalie RamseyRobinson+Cole LLP
Natalie Ramsey is co-chair of Robinson+Cole’s Bankruptcy + Reorganization Practice Group. She practices in all areas of domestic and international restructurings, crisis management, financings, acquisitions in distressed situations and asset recovery litigation. Natalie is certified by the American Board of Certification accredited by the American Bar Association in Business Bankruptcy and is a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy.

Natalie's role in creditor committee representations includes the chapter 11 cases of Mallinckrodt, Aldrich Pump and Murray Boiler (affiliates of Trane Technologies and Trane U.S.A.), DBMP (an affiliate of CertainTeed), Imerys Talc America, Bestwall (an affiliate of Georgia Pacific), Specialty Products (Bondex), NutraQuest, and Nutri-System. Her lead role in company side restructurings includes the jointly-administered O.W. Bunker USA and O.W. Bunker, N.A. cases, which were awarded the International Restructuring Deal of the Year (Over $500MM to $1B) and Energy Deal of the Year (Over $500MM to $1B) in 2017 by M&A Advisor.

Natalie is ranked in the category of “Star Individuals” in the field of Bankruptcy/Restructuring in Chambers USA. She has been recognized by as among its 2020 "500 Leading U.S. Bankruptcy and Restructuring Lawyers." In 2017, she was named among Turnaround & Workouts’ “Outstanding Restructuring Lawyers of 2017.”

Cari Turner, Alvarez & Marsal
Cari Turner is a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal’s North American Restructuring practice in Dallas. With more than 20 years of experience, Ms. Turner has a diverse background in financial and operational restructuring finance, and operations. She is an experienced advisor to companies in distressed and bankruptcy situations. Ms. Turner’s notable assignments include working with Seadrill Limited, Valaris plc, Windstream Communications, Toys R Us, Key Energy Services, Exide Technologies, Visteon Corporation, Southcross Holdings, Vitro America and Coach America.

Prior to joining A&M, Ms. Turner spent more than four years as the Director of Finance for Home Interiors and Gifts, Highland Capital Management's largest private equity investment. In this role, she analyzed and implemented various restructuring and strategic planning activities. Ms. Turner also served as Director of Finance for Homemade Gourmet, a direct-selling company. She was responsible for all financial reporting, modeling, analysis and the implementation of operational process improvements.  Ms. Turner also spent four years as Director of Financial Reporting for Allied Riser Communications, a start-up telecommunications company. Ms. Turner earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and an MBA from the University of Texas at Dallas.



May 10   
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.  Registration 
10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  Welcome Remarks
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. The Texas Two-Step: A Complex Dance with Mass Tort Liabilities
12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.  Networking Lunch
12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.  Keynote Panel: How We Built This – Recognizing Different Career Paths in the Restructuring Industry, sponsored by MACCO Restructuring Group 
1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.  Let's Talk Compensation NOW
2:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Refreshing Networking, sponsored by TMA Dallas/Ft. Worth and TMA Houston 
3:15  p.m. - 4:15 p.m.  Explosive Innovation in the Art World
4:15 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.  Closing Remarks
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.  TMA NOW Summit Reception 
5:45 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.  Sunset Celebration at the Lone Star Ranch
(requires additional sign up and fee)
9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Mezzanine Mixer at Speakeasy