Joe Alouf, CPA

Distressed – Financial Restructuring and Operational Turnarounds; CRO/CFO/COO C-Suite Interim Management; Mergers & Acquisitions

Joe Alouf, CPA

Joe Alouf has over 30 years’ experience in corporate finance, operations, investment management, and restructuring of public, private, and international companies ranging from entrepreneurial to billion-dollar + revenues across multiple industries, including:

  • Retail – specialty, omni-channel & E-commerce
  • Manufacturing
  • Restaurants / Foodservice
  • Healthcare
  • Technology (Hardware; SaaS)
  • Branded consumer products
  • Aerospace

Joe served as an executive or in board of director roles with companies that include:

  • Mrs. Fields Cookies
  • Chicken of the Sea
  • Grubb and Ellis
  • Bills Dollar Stores
  • Neuvant Aerospace
  • QT Optoelectronics
  • Guckenheimer

He has also chaired the following Creditors’ Committees:

  • Commodore Computers
  • Crystal Brands
  • The Company Store
  • Peregrine Realty
  • Washington DC Toll Roads
  • Port Authority of the City of St. Paul
  • Hadson Energy
  • Mortgage and Realty Trust

Before transitioning to operational role, Joe has developed specialized expertise over many years working within the distressed loans department of a major bank, managing non-performing loans for a Texas commercial bank, and as Group Head of Prudential Capital’s Restructuring Group overseeing over $3 billion of distressed debt and underperforming equity investments.

He also led a Prudential Capital team that originated over $400 million annually in equity and debt placements with middle market companies of $10M+ EBITDA. As a result, his expertise is particularly deep in:

  • Crisis management, reorganizations, recapitalizations
  • CRO / CEO /COO / CFO Interim management
  • Capital (debt and equity) raising and execution

Joe is a veteran of the IDF (Airforce Intelligence) and currently serves on the Boards of the Catalight Foundation (Easter Seals) and the Behavioral Health Provider Network. He holds an active California CPA with a Master’s in Business Administration Degree from New York University and a Bachelor Degree in Economics and Mathematics from Queens College.