James, a Director with Capstone Headwaters’ Financial Advisory Services (FAS) Group, specializes in guiding clients through periods of operational and financial distress. With approximately 20 years of interim management and restructuring experience, James has advised on complex engagements for companies, secured lenders, unsecured creditors, and public sector entities. He has worked with companies with revenues ranging from the low millions to several billion and has enhanced value for all parties by improving operational performance, designing restructuring strategies, identifying cost savings, developing and evaluating business plans, managing liquidity in times of crisis, and executing distressed asset sales.
James has advised clients across a wide spectrum of industries in locations throughout the United States, including automotive, retail, manufacturing, education, sports & entertainment, home building, technology, financial institutions, pharmaceuticals, food & beverage, energy, consumer products, outsourced services, printing & graphics, and food processing.
James joined Capstone Headwaters through its acquisition of Amherst Consulting. Prior to his time at Amherst, James served as a Director in Alvarez & Marsal’s North American corporate restructuring group. James began his career in the corporate restructuring group of Arthur Andersen.
University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business – BBA with High Distinction – Finance & Accounting
Turnaround Management Association (TMA) – Detroit Programming Committee