Our Team

Principal

Matthew Dundon

Matthew Dundon founded the firm in 2016. He has been a global credit, litigation and distressed investment leader for over 13 years (research head at Miller Tabak Roberts Securities 2006-2010, and portfolio manager at Pine River Capital and Advent Capital 2010-2016), including dozens of litigation-intensive investments and trading opportunities. Corporate finance lawyer and analyst 1998-2006. University of Chicago JD, University of California at Berkeley BA.

E:md@dundon.com

P:917-838-1930

Managing Director

Peter Hurwitz

Mr. Hurwitz leads the firm’s efforts in media and entertainment opportunities, and participates more broadly in the firm’s restructuring, distressed investing and special credit opportunities businesses.  He joined the firm after long a career as a senior business and legal executive in the entertainment industry.  He holds a JD from Georgetown Law Center and a BA from Middlebury College.

E:PH@dundon.com

P:(914) 523-0227

Managing Director

Alejandro Mazier

Alex is a senior restructuring and distressed debt professional with a particular focus on the energy industry. In addition to his work for Dundon Advisers, he is an independent director of merchant power provider GenOn. He was a long-time portfolio manager with Sandell Capital Management and earlier worked as a credit analyst with Bank of America and Lehman Brothers. He holds a BS from Boston College and an MBA from NYU.

e:am@dundon.com

m:+1 (917) 816-4379

Managing Director

Phillip Preis

Mr. Preis is a senior member of the firm’s team deployed across a diverse range of its engagements that can benefit from his nearly two-decade history in investment banking, highlighted by work at Houlihan Lokey from 2006 to 2018.  He holds a BA and MBA from the University of Virginia.

E:preis@dundon.com

P:(917) 697-2651

Managing Director

Ming Shen

Veteran investment and finance adviser in China with deep corporate and governmental relationships. Co-founder of COFACE China, one of the pioneers of Chinese export credit finance. Beijing native with a combined Chinese and Western education (MBA from Western University in Ontario, Canada).

E:ming.shen@outlook.com

P:+86 139-1660-2770

Senior Adviser

Colin Breeze

Portfolio manager, investment consultant and attorney with a specialty in Russia, Eastern Europe and German-speaking Europe. Previously with Cadwallader and Wilson Sonsini law firms. JD Univ. of Chicago Law School, BA Middlebury College.

Senior Advisor

Laurence Pelosi

Laurence has been an investment banker and value-added/public-interest-aligned real estate investor for nearly 20 years. He is also a principal of Forty Six North Advisors and Renew Utah. His notable prior experience includes McKinley Realty Partners, RBC, Morgan Stanley, and Lennar. Georgetown JD, University of California at Berkeley BA.

e:LP@dundon.com

m:+1 (415) 948-0736

Senior Adviser

Irina Zavina-Tare

Ms. Tavez-Zare is the firm’s thought leader and a key part of its execution capacity in real estate, gaming, lodging and leisure restructuring engagements. In addition to extensive clientele as an independent industry consultant, she has held senior executive positions in industry (including Summit/Power Mountain and Gansevoort Hotel Group) and progressively senior positions in financial services relating to her industry focus (Credit Suisse, American Express). She began her career as investment banker at Merrill Lynch. She holds an AB from the University of Chicago and an MBA from Harvard.

Director

Michael Garbe, CPA

Mr. Garbe leads the execution of forensic accounting and other financial investigation scopes of work, primarily in its restructuring business. He has been working in the field for over 40 years. He hold a BS in Accounting from California State University, Northridge.

Director

April Kimm

Ms. Kimm primarily works with the firm’s litigation asset management clients and also supports the restructuring practice’s retention and fee application workflow. She practiced transactional and litigation law in-house at an international corporation and at New York law firms. She holds a BA from NYU and a JD from IU Bloomington.

Director

Eric Reubel

Eric seeks and executes corporate and institutional investor mandates in restructuring and loan origination in our key industrial and thematic focus areas.  He joined the firm from a senior restructuring investment banking role at the Miller Buckfire unit of Stifel, and previously was a senior high yield and convertible bond analyst focused on technology issuers at predecessors of Stifel and INTL FC Stone Credit.  He holds a BA from the University of California at Santa Barbara and an MBA from CUNY Baruch College.

E:ER@dundon.com

P:+1 (917) 626-4051

Director

Tabish Rivzi

Mr. Rivzi is lead consultant in the firm’s financial restructuring practice.  His professional background is highlighted by service as a restructuring Managing Director at FTI Consulting and in executive roles with real-estate related businesses. He hold a BS from the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton), and an MBA from Columbia.

Director

Harry Tucker

Mr. Tucker is a veteran fixed income business development and sales professional.  He is a member of the firm’s restructuring group and sources borrowers and lenders for non-conventional lending opportunities.  He holds a bachelor degree from Iona College.

E:ht@dundon.com

P:(914) 844-0582

Senior Associate

Lee Rooney

Mr. Rooney is a senior associate who divides his time between the firm’s asset management and restructuring engagements. He holds a BS and MBA from Boise State University and a JD from the University of Texas at Austin Law School.

Associate

Ammar Alyemany

Mr. Alyemany is an associate focused on the firm’s restructuring practice. He holds a BS in business administration from Baruch College of the City University of New York.

Associate

Kevin Posner

Mr. Posner is an associate primarily active in the firm’s restructuring group. He holds a BA from the University of Miami.

Consultant

John Roussey

Mr. Roussey is an advisory member of the firm’s restructuring and media/entertainment groups.  He is a veteran finance executive at NBC Universal and MGM Studios.  He holds accounting degrees from USC (MS) and Fordham (BS).

E:jr@dundon.com

M:+1 (310) 420-9453

Consultant

Robert Goch

Economist, attorney and credit analyst with over 25 years of industry and academic experience. Currently faculty at Molloy College School of Business, formerly counsel and senior legal and special situations analyst with GMP Securities, F&D Reports, SBZ, MAK Capital, and Litespeed, and faculty at St. John’s University. PhD, JD and BA SUNY Buffalo.