Jack D. Barker

Senior Advisor

Jack has deep experience leading numerous corporate turnarounds as both an advisor and operator, having served as a President, COO, and CFO.  His restructurings and operational turnaround experience includes a regional mid-size retailer, two North American paper mills, a national sports governing body, a pan-European data center owner/operator, a global subsea cable laying company and a $1.2 billion public environmental services company.  

Previously, he was an operating Principal of The Carlyle Group, where he led two portfolio company restructurings.  Prior to that, he was a Partner at McKinsey & Company where he co-founded its Miami office.  At McKinsey, he supported clients across North and South America, Europe, and Australia in various industries including financial services, manufacturing, consumer products, retail, and telecommunications.  Jack has a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Duke University.