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James D. Decker


Current Position

JDecker & Company
5035 Riverview Road NW
Atlanta, GA 30327

Tel: 404-229-8907

Class: XVIII (2007)Circuit: Eleventh


Vanderbilt University, B.S. (1982)
The Wharton School, MBA (1989)

Professional Career

President, JDecker & Company (2020-Present)
Senior Managing Director - Restructuring, Guggenheim Securities LLC (2013-2019)
Managing Director, Head of Restructuring, Morgan Joseph TriArtisan Group Inc (2008-2013)
Managing Director, Co-Head of Corporate Finance, Alvarez & Marsal (2006-2008)
Managing Director - Restructuring, Houlihan Lokey (1997-2006)


Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors, Board of Directors, CIRA (2002-Present)
American Bankruptcy Institute, Member, Chair of Investment Banking Committee, Co-Chair of Southeastern Bankruptcy Workshop (1999-Present)
Turnaround Management Association, Member, Board of Atlanta Chapter (1999-Present)
Holy Innocents Episcopal School, Atlanta, GA, Board of Trustees (2006-2014)
Carl E. Sanders Family YMCA, Atlanta, GA, Director, Chair (1999-06)
Chattahoochee Nature Center, Inc., Board of Trustees (1990-99)