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Mark Laber

Managing Director

Mark Laber has two decades of experience providing restructuring advisory services to constituents across several industries. He helps steering committees, lender groups, and official creditor committees of distressed companies develop solutions to their most critical problems with the goal of maximizing recoveries.

Before joining BRG, Mr. Laber spent thirteen years at FTI Consulting in various roles, most recently as a senior managing director in the Turnaround & Restructuring practice, where he led high-profile restructuring assignments across industries. He also served for a year as the chief operating officer of FTI’s North American Corporate Finance and Restructuring practice (~850 professionals). He also serves as a relationship lead to private capital institutions, helping to “deliver the firm’s resources.”

Mr. Laber helped lead engagements that received “turnaround of the year” honors from the M&A Advisor and won the “emerging leaders” award from the same publication. He has published commentaries including: “Covenant-Lite Leveraged Loans: Time-Tested or Time Bomb?” (October 2017); “Default Surge on Hold as Leveraged Credit Markets Refuse to Buckle” (January 2019); and “2019 and 2020 U.S. Loan Market Survey” (Spring 2019 and 2020).

Mr. Laber is a founding board member of Geeks Rule, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established to eliminate racial, gender, and socioeconomic gaps that exist in STEM through programming at underserved secondary schools.

Previously, Mr. Laber spent five years at PricewaterhouseCoopers, serving in its Audit practice as well as its Transaction Services Valuation and Accounting Advisory group.

Employment History

FTI Consulting
Senior managing director
2008-2021

PwC
Senior associate
2002-2008

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Assoc. of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors

New York Society of Security Analysts

New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants

Credentials

Certified Public Accountant

Chartered Financial Analyst

Certified Turnaround Professional

Areas of Expertise

Education

Villanova University
B.S., Accountancy, 2002