Tim McDonagh

Senior Managing Director |

FTI Consulting

Tim McDonagh is a trusted advisor to C-suites and Boards of Directors and specializes in complex, high-stake engagements. He has a track record of success in managing multiple constituencies and driving results in the most difficult situations. He has broad industry expertise including retail, automotive, media, financial services, distribution, utilities, chemicals, and manufacturing.

Mr. McDonagh has deep experience assisting senior management teams and various stakeholders in assessing and reviewing business plans, preparing financial models, projections, and cash flow models, managing liquidity and working capital, driving processes to sell businesses or underperforming assets, and securing financing.

He has served on many high-profile engagements including Southeastern Grocers, Aeropostale, Delphi Corporation, LyondellBasell, CIT Group, Residential Capital, Vertis Communications, a $6 billion media company, a $600 million auto part remanufacturer, The Puerto Rico Electrical Power Authority, Eastman Kodak Company, Bluestem Brands, The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company (“A&P”), The Children’s Place, RadioShack, and Circuit City. In addition, Mr. McDonagh has served in interim management roles, including as interim CFO.

Many of Mr. McDonagh’s engagements have won awards from the Turnaround Management Association, M&A Advisor, Association of Management Consulting Firms, and others. In 2018, Mr. McDonagh was selected by the American Bankruptcy Institute as one of the 40 Under 40 Emerging Leaders in Insolvency.

Chapter Contribution

Chapter 4 | Liquidity: Key to Restructuring