Karin-Joyce Tjon '97
Managing Director, Alvarez & Marsal, LLC
Karin-Joyce Tjon, a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal, LLC in Miami, specializes in corporate finance and management of financially troubled companies. She focuses on evaluating financial and operational structures, formulating restructuring plans and successfully executing turnaround plans.
Ms. Tjon brings more than 18 years of experience in providing all aspects of international corporate finance, with more than seven years of experience serving telecommunications and technology companies, in both public and private settings. She is currently advising a large Internet company on its break up. Ms. Tjon recently served as acting controller for a publicly-traded telecommunications company with $1 billion in annual revenues. Previously, Ms. Tjon served as Chief Financial Officer for VarTec Telecom, Inc. , SLI, Inc., an $800 million vertically integrated designer, manufacturer, and distributor of lighting solutions, with 20 manufacturing facilities throughout Europe, Latin America and the U.S. Some of her other notable restructuring clients have included MCI Worldcom, Genuity, and e*spire communications.
Ms. Tjon received a bachelor's degree, summa cum laude, in management and organizational behavior from Ohio University. She holds a master's degree in business administration, with a concentration in finance, from Columbia University's Graduate School of Business. Ms. Tjon is a Certified Insolvency & Restructuring Advisor (CIRA), as well as a member of the Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors (AIRA) and the Turnaround Management Association (TMA).