Thomas Stanford
(312) 466-5736

Industry Experience

  • Consumer Products
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals
  • Infrastructure and Energy
  • Manufacturing, Metals and Mining
  • Real Estate and Construction
  • Retail and Wholesale Distribution
  • Transportation (Trucking, Rail and Air)

Selected Public Cases

  • Bionol Clearfield, LLC
  • Indiana Toll Road
  • Greenhunter Biofuels, Inc.
  • New Energy Corp.
  • Non-Public Real Estate Developer
  • Non-Public P3 Toll Road
  • Non-Public P3 Parking Garage
  • Nova Biosource Fuels, Inc.
  • Trinity Coal Corp.
  • Verasun Energy Corp.
  • White Energy


Thomas Stanford specializes in providing financial restructuring advisory services to lenders and debtors in troubled company situations. His advisory assignments have included business plan evaluation, business viability analysis, cash flow and liquidity analysis, covenant development and negotiation, business divestiture strategies, cost reductions evaluation, development divestiture strategies, bankruptcy planning and liquidation, and enterprise value analysis and self-representation.

Prior to joining RPA Advisors, Mr. Stanford was a Managing Director at Capstone Advisory Group, a restructuring and turnaround consulting firm. Mr. Stanford’s professional experience also includes holding a Senior Manager position at Fort Dearborn Partners, a turnaround consulting firm, and fulfilling various financial roles at Abbott Laboratories. Mr. Stanford’s career began at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP (formerly Coopers & Lybrand, LLP) where he served a diverse client base that ranged from middle-market manufacturing companies to Fortune 500 corporations

Education and Affiliations

Mr. Stanford holds a Masters of Management (MBA) degree in Management & Strategy, Marketing, and Health Services Management from Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame. He is also a CPA.