Alvarez & Marsal Adds Three New Managing Directors

Brian Rayburn

Brian Rayburn

New York-based Alvarez & Marsal has expanded its corporate performance improvement group and its operational and supply chain expertise with the addition Brian Rayburn and Mark Uffhausen as managing directors in the Houston office, and Jose Contreras joins as a managing director in the Dallas office.

“A&M’s unique business model and operational heritage helps clients achieve sustainable and substantial improvement initiatives at a scale and pace that conventional approaches cannot match,” says Mike Davidson, managing director and corporate performance improvement practice leader for the Southwest region.

Jose Contreras

Jose Contreras

Rayburn has 22 years of combined consulting and operational experience defining and executing corporate transformation programs with mid-market and large multinational exploration and production and oil field service companies. He has worked in the Middle East, Africa, South America, Europe, Russia and North America. He specializes in corporate-wide capital expenditure, operating expense, selling, general and administrative expense cost takeout, asset improvement, corporate and field head count optimization, location consolidations and supply chain operations.

Contreras has 28 years of experience identifying and capturing operational improvement opportunities, as well as margin and performance improvement. He has worked with businesses across various industries including energy, finance, telecommunications, convenience retailing, manufacturing and pharmaceuticals.

 

Mark Uffhausen

Mark Uffhausen

Uffhausen has experience in sourcing and supply chain in the energy and utilities space, and has 20 years of global performance improvement experience and in-depth cost savings, performance effectiveness and building transformation expertise. Prior to joining A&M, Uffhausen was a partner at Strategy& (formerly Booz & Company), where he led the U.S. upstream energy operations practice.