Ryan Gross, a director at Getzler Henrich & Associates, a middle-market corporate restructuring and operations improvement firm, received the 2022 NextGen Award from the Turnaround Management Association’s Detroit chapter at its inaugural awards ceremony. The NextGen Award recognizes emerging restructuring leaders who bring vibrancy and energy to the TMA.

As the winner of the NextGen Award, Gross is being honored as an active dedicated professional in the turnaround and restructuring field who, as a member of the TMA’s Detroit chapter, brings fresh ideas, innovative perspectives and cutting edge technology suggestions to his work, the turnaround industry and the TMA.

With 10 years of experience, Gross specializes in providing turnaround and restructuring services to distressed and underperforming companies and municipalities, as well as advising boards, management and creditors. He has served as interim CFO, controller, treasurer and advisor for clients in the automotive, manufacturing, retail and financial services industries, and has provided restructuring and turnaround services in various capacities for clients in these industries, as well as the pharmaceutical, transportation and government sectors. His bankruptcy experience includes serving debtors, secured lenders and unsecured creditor committees.

Gross served as financial advisor to the official unsecured creditors committee in the Loves Furniture Chapter 11 case and financial advisor, interim CFO and controller to the court appointed receiver of Genova Products, a manufacturer of PVC. He operated as interim CFO and controller to the court appointed receiver for Heritage Sportswear. His additional experience includes financial advisor to a global automotive supplier of interior components during a critical transition period supporting the company through various rounds of debt refinancing while assessing and improving global treasury efficiency. He also served as one of the lead advisors to the government of Puerto Rico during its historic bankruptcy restructuring process, playing a key role in efforts related to liquidity crisis management and forecasting, fiscal planning and budgeting, and implementation of financial disclosure and transparency initiatives.