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Corporate Recovery Professional Joins Gavin/Solmonese as Director

October 24, 2014, 07:37 AM

Gavin/Solmonese LLC announced that it has hired Kathryn McGlynn to join the firm’s growing Corporate Recovery practice. As a Director, McGlynn will work on engagements for borrowers, debtors, creditors and creditors’ committees, and on litigation consulting engagements. She will be based in the firm’s headquarters in Wilmington, DE, as well as in New York City. 

With more than 13 years of industry experience, McGlynn has served as a financial advisor to debtors, senior lenders, bond insurers, and unsecured creditors both in bankruptcy and out-of-court matters. She has also worked on numerous litigation engagements.

“Kate brings a wealth of hands-on experience in complex turnaround and interim management cases and a keen analytical eye to creditors’ representations,” said Ted Gavin, Managing Director and Founding Partner of Gavin/Solmonese. “We are proud to have Kate as an ambassador of our firm, our brand and our message.”

Prior to joining Gavin/Solmonese, McGlynn was a manager in the Corporate Advisory and Restructuring Services group at Grant Thornton LLC. She began her financial advisory career at KPMG in its Corporate Recovery Group, which was later acquired by Mesirow Financial Consulting, LLC.  McGlynn has supervised and performed 13-week cash flow, business plan, recovery, and claims analyses as well as asset reviews. In addition, she has analyzed revenue and expense sources to determine feasibility while advising the parties involved, and has prepared financial projections. 

McGlynn has served clients in the airline, healthcare, real estate, automotive, power supply, retail, chemical, and investment management industries as well as the nonprofit and municipal sectors. She is active with the New York chapter of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA), as a member of its board of directors as well as its NOW Committee. She is also a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) and the Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors (AIRA). 

McGlynn holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Corporate Communication with a minor in Business from the University of Texas at Austin.

Whether it’s protecting a company or its creditors from failure, deploying new leadership, or reversing antiquated thinking, Gavin/Solmonese leads companies to measurable bottom line improvement. The Gavin/Solmonese Corporate Restructuring Group provides leadership for underperforming and troubled companies and their stakeholders, helping businesses maximize value for owners, investors, creditors and employees. The Gavin/Solmonese Corporate Engagement & Public Affairs Group leads organizations through critical strategic thinking and tactical planning, creating better connections with consumers, decision makers and the media, resulting in market share growth and higher profitability.

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