Wake Forest Alumnus M. Benjamin Jones (’94) Appointed Senior Director at CDG

2.7.2011 Article, Faculty News, General

CDG Appoints M. Benjamin Jones Senior Managing Director

Reposted from Buffalo Business First/PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Conway, Del Genio, Gries & Co., LLC (CDG), a leading restructuring, turnaround management and M&A advisory firm, is pleased to announce the promotion of M. Benjamin Jones to Senior Managing Director effective January 1, 2011. As Senior Managing Director, Mr. Jones will, in addition to his engagement responsibilities, play an active role in CDG's marketing activities as well as participate in the firm's growth and development of new services.

"Ben has been with us since the firm's inception and he embodies the values, commitment to excellence and client service upon which CDG was founded," said CDG co-founder, Robert Conway. "He understands the CDG way and has successfully applied it to provide our clients with superior execution and build longstanding relationships."

Mr. Jones has more than 15 years experience advising and participating in complex corporate reorganizations, leading engagements in a broad range of industries including healthcare, professional services, manufacturing, apparel, food processing, retail and entertainment. Mr. Jones has participated in all aspects of financial restructurings as an advisor to financially underperforming and distressed companies, lenders, creditors, corporate boards and equity owners, and has served in turnaround management positions including President, Chief Restructuring Officer and Chief Financial Officer.

Prior to joining CDG, Mr. Jones was a Manager with Ernst & Young LLP in the Corporate Finance Group and is a graduate of Wake Forest University Calloway School of Business.

"Ben is a proven leader and his expanded responsibilities underscore the firm's recognition of his considerable accomplishments and success," continued Mr. Conway. "We are excited to see him succeed."

Conway, Del Genio, Gries & Co., LLC ("CDG") is a leading restructuring, turnaround management and M&A advisory firm. CDG is committed to providing senior level services through a collaborative process that draws upon the diverse experience of its professionals. Since 1998, CDG has successfully completed well over 200 restructuring, turnaround management and M&A transactions. For more information please contact Jaclyn Smith, 212-813-5779, jsmith@cdgco.com.

SOURCE Conway, Del Genio, Gries & Co., LLC