Rachel Chesley

Senior Managing Director |

FTI Consulting

Rachel Chesley provides strategic communications counsel to companies, boards of directors, lenders, creditors and buyers as they prepare for, execute, and emerge from financial restructuring or reorganization. Ms. Chesley frequently leads complex mandates involving international operations, workforce reductions, litigation related cases and/or transactions executed through a 363 sale process. In these cases, strategic planning and communications tactics are used to frame the client’s actions within the context of its stated goals, ensuring that messages reach stakeholders in order to preserve value and maintain business continuity. She is based in New York and has been recognized as a leading financial communications expert by M&A Advisor, Business Insider, Consulting Magazine and PR Week.

Chapter Contribution

Chapter 8.II |Distressed Company Communications: Maintaining Credibility with Key Constituencies