C Street Enhances its Market-Defining Restructuring Communications Practice
February 5, 2024
C Street Advisory Group, LLC (“C Street”), the premier strategy and communications firm that provides sophisticated advice to clients across restructurings, liability management transactions, crises and reputation management, and corporate positioning, today announced that renowned restructuring advisor Whitney C. Fogelberg has joined its strategic communications practice as a Managing Director.
Based in Chicago, Fogelberg brings nearly two decades of legal experience in corporate restructurings, chapter 11 cases, and liability management transactions. She joins C Street from the global law firm of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where she served as a Partner in the Restructuring Group. Fogelberg has a remarkable track record of advising companies through complicated special situations, including Chesapeake Energy Corporation, Prima® Wawona, Yellow Corporation, STX Filmworks, Inc., PGX Holdings, Inc., and numerous others. Her expertise and network of relationships will ignite C Street’s monumental expansion in the areas of restructuring and crisis communications.
“I had the privilege of working with Whitney as a lawyer and witnessed her ability to connect with clients and navigate the most complex situations with confidence and clarity,” said Jon Henes, C Street’s Founder and CEO. “Whitney’s leadership will further strengthen our position in the industry as the go-to strategy and communications firm when companies are facing their biggest challenges and seizing on their most important opportunities.”
As law firms, investment banks, and financial advisory firms developed groups with restructuring expertise to advise clients, C Street has done the same. C Street’s market defining restructuring group provides clients with specialized advice on how to communicate strategically as they navigate capital structure issues, balance sheet and operational restructurings, and other complex transactions.
“Our superpower is our ability to make the complex digestible for each of a client’s key stakeholders, while seeing around corners and preparing for what’s to come,” added Jackie Rubin, C Street’s President, Strategic Communications. “Whitney’s client skills and expertise are a one plus one equals a million equation for our clients.”
C Street brings a unique understanding of the restructuring process and works in complete coordination with a client’s legal, financial, and investment banking professionals to effectively translate complex transactions and situations to the media and key stakeholder audiences at every stage of the process.
“I'm excited to jump in with the entire C Street team to deliver for our clients in special situations,” said Fogelberg. “With C Street's deep understanding of the dynamics of the restructuring process, business-acumen, and relentless commitment to excellence, our winning team will help take clients from distress to success.”
Fogelberg, together with Lisa Kornblatt, Senior Vice President, will establish C Street’s Chicago office.
About C Street Advisory Group
Founded in 2021, C Street Advisory Group is a strategy and communications firm that is redefining how clients navigate their most complex and unique financial and operational situations. The C Street team brings decades of unparalleled expertise in “bet the company” moments and vast experience solving problems while maximizing value and opportunities for clients. C Street has an extensive track record of advising its clients through high-profile restructurings, transformations, and crises, positioning them for long-term success. For more information, visit www.thecstreet.com.