Wen Rittsteuer

Wen Rittsteuer

Managing Director, Restructuring & Turnaround Services

CIRA

BDO New York - Park Avenue Office

212-885-8226

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Executive Summary

Wen Rittsteuer has more than 20 years of broad financial and operational experience working with under-performing, highly leveraged and financially distressed companies. Her experience includes financial leadership and support to companies, lenders, bankruptcies, workout + growth lending, and portfolio management. She has held several executive management roles (both as an officer of the company and in interim and crisis management roles). Wen has successfully executed the recapitalization, restructuring, reorganization, performance improvement/turnaround of companies in various industries including the divestment of assets.

Prior to joining BDO, Wen served as treasurer of the largest supermarket company in the Northeast, with more than $6B of sales. She was head of the finance group and had oversight of four departments which included financial planning + analysis, capital planning, treasury, and pension.

Wen’s prior select experience includes debtor advisory and crisis/interim management at Alvarez & Marsal, financial advisory and restructuring at a Big Four Firm, and Workout at LaSalle Bank (currently Bank of America).

Wen is a Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor (CIRA).

Education

M.B.A., DePaul University
B.A., Finance, Michigan State University