Bennett’s diverse business and legal background includes more than 25 years both in and as an advisor to senior management. He has regularly advised corporate boards, lenders and investors on strategic direction, profit enhancement, vendor relations, crisis management, acquisitions and divestitures. Bennett has significant experience in leading complex projects in a wide variety of industries including financial and operational restructurings in retailing, telecommunications, technology, computer hardware, military armor design, airlines, publishing and manufacturing.
Bennett began his career at Weil Gotshal & Manges, was a Group Vice President at R.H. Macy & Co., Inc. and a Managing Director at Huron Consulting Group. He also currently serves on the Board of Federated Department Stores’ marketing subsidiary. He received his J.D, cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center and graduated first in his class with a B.A. in Philosophy, summa cum laude, from Pennsylvania State University.