Chip Cummins
(201) 527 6652

Industry Experience

  • Biomass Production
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals
  • Infrastructure and Energy
  • Telecommunications

Selected Cases

  • Aventine Renewable Energy, Inc.
  • Bosque Power Company, LLC
  • Cascade Grain Products, LLC
  • German Pellets Louisiana, LLC
  • Glacial Energy
  • Non-Public Geothermal Power Plant
  • Non-Public Specialty Healthcare Center
  • Pacific Ethanol Holding Co.
  • PG&E National Energy Group
  • SemGroup
  • Solar Trust of America
  • Sunbeam Corporation
  • Texas Pellets, Inc.


Chip Cummins is an Executive Director at RPA and has over twenty-three years of experience in corporate finance, business/strategic planning and accounting. He specializes in financial advisory and analysis services, and has consulted on strategic planning, business plan analysis, cash management, business viability analysis, debt restructuring, and mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Cummins has advised lender groups and debtors in restructuring situations and bankruptcy matters including strategic business plan development and analysis, long-term financial projection development and analysis, merger and acquisition planning and execution, lender recovery analysis and the analysis of business divestiture options. In addition, he has served as Chief Restructuring Officer of a solar development company. He has also provided expert testimony in multiple bankruptcy proceedings and served as CEO and Chairman of the Board of a merchant power plant in Texas. He served as the CRO of a specialty healthcare center and a wood pellet production facility. Mr. Cummins was also named Crisis Manager and subsequently CRO for a wood pellet manufacturing facility and shipping terminal.

Prior to founding RPA Advisors, Mr. Cummins was an Executive Director at Capstone Advisory Group, a restructuring and turnaround consulting firm. Mr. Cummins has held positions with Ernst & Young, LLP, Arthur Andersen and a technology implementation firm. In addition, he served as the Director of Finance for a telecommunications firm.

Education and Affiliations

Mr. Cummins holds a Master of Health Administration from The Ohio State University, and a BA in Business Administration from Southern Nazarene University. He is also a member of the Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors.