Mr. Ford R. Phillips serves as a Managing Director of Special Situations Advisory at KPMG Corporate Finance LLC. Mr. Phillips served as Managing Director of Giuliani Capital Advisors LLC with a primary focus on providing corporate debt restructuring, reorganization, and strategic advisory services to both debtors and creditors. He has served numerous reorganization, workout, and bankruptcy clients in a wide variety of industries including manufacturing, primary metals, energy, retail, and specialty finance. He previously served as Vice President with the restructuring group of Lazard Freres & Co. LLC. He has extensive experience dealing with a variety of complex capital structure solutions for under-performing and troubled companies, including out-of-court and Chapter 11 debt restructurings, exchange offers, and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Phillips received his Bachelor of Science degree in accountancy summa cum laude from Illinois State University from 1988 to 1991. He is a certified public accountant and a member of the Association of Insolvency Advisors, the Turnaround Management Association, and the American Bankruptcy Institute. Mr. Phillips has also achieved the Certified Insolvency and Reorganization Advisor designation sponsored by the Association of Insolvency Advisors.