John Boken, a managing director at Kroll Zolfo Cooper, specializes in providing restructuring advisory and crisis management services to financially distressed companies and their creditors. For more than 15 years, he has led over 50 projects in a variety of industries including energy, health care, manufacturing, retail, and agriculture. His has also served in senior executive roles for client companies.
On a Fall Monday in 2004, Art Falcone gathered his key people around a conference table. His company, Transeastern Properties, was coming off a grand-opening weekend for a community in Orlando, Fla., and the reports were outstanding–some 200 sales in two days. For Falcone, a diversified businessman with experience in the broadband, restaurant, and hospitality industries, that meant one thing.