Courtade joins CohnReznick as Managing Director
New York, NY – August 19, 2021 – CohnReznick LLP, one of the leading advisory, assurance, and tax firms in the United States, today announced that Steven Courtade has joined the firm as Managing Director in its Restructuring and Dispute Resolution practice. Based in the metro Atlanta area, he has 25 years of restructuring experience working with distressed companies in the public, private, and government sectors.
Courtade is a seasoned financial and operational improvement professional with extensive experience improving bottom-line results for companies experiencing top line challenges or overleveraged capital structures. His clients are typically mid-market companies ranging from $50 million to $500 million in revenue in industries that include manufacturing, retail and e-commerce, franchise, energy, distribution, food, service, technology, and not-for-profit business services.
Courtade’s wide-ranging experience includes turnaround implementation, crisis stabilization, right sizing operations, plant floor operational improvements, job costing, product rationalization/gross margin profitability by product line, debt procurement, debt restructuring and creditor workout, cash flow projections, gross margin improvement, and major stakeholder negotiations.
“Our Restructuring and Dispute Resolution practice is rapidly expanding our capabilities and geographic footprint,” said Cynthia Romano, Global Director of CohnReznick’s Restructuring and Dispute Resolution Practice. “Steve’s experience as a highly successful C-suite consultant, which includes involvement in complex litigation situations and Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganizations, will not only deepen our team’s experience, it will significantly benefit companies looking to re-establish a positive growth trajectory by restructuring or through a capital markets transaction.”
Before joining CohnReznick, Courtade served as a consultant and interim CFO, COO, and CEO to more than 75 client companies across the US, Mexico, Canada, and Australia. He earned an MBA in Finance and Accounting and a BBA in Finance from the University of Houston and is a Certified Turnaround Professional (CTP).
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