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FTI Consulting Bolsters its Municipal Restructuring Service Offering with the Addition of Marianna Marysheva-Martinez

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced the appointment of Marianna Marysheva-Martinez as Managing Director in the company's Corporate Finance/Restructuring segment further expanding FTI Consulting's municipal restructuring service offering through its SEC and MSRB registered municipal advisor FTI Capital Advisors, LLC ("FTICA"). Ms. Marysheva-Martinez will be based in Los Angeles.

Ms. Marysheva-Martinez is a seasoned executive with  seventeen years of experience in a wide range of municipal government areas, including budget and finances, labor relations, organizational restructuring, creative funding solutions, public-private partnerships, legal matters and public relations. Ms. Marysheva-Martinez has direct organizational, financial and restructuring experience in California, including Oakland, San Francisco and Mammoth Lakes. Most recently, Ms. Marysheva-Martinez was the Town Manager at Mammoth Lakes, California, where she led the fourth most-visited resort community, effectively and carefully managing interests of the permanent residents with those of the visitors.  She discovered and swiftly addressed significant financial issues; led successful efforts to settle a 2008 breach-of-contract development lawsuit, including a $13.5 million principal reduction; and negotiated permanent reductions in most municipal contracts in the context of a Chapter 9 bankruptcy.

"We are thrilled to have a professional of Marianna's caliber and experience at FTI Consulting as we continue to enhance our municipal restructuring service offering," said Kevin Lavin, Global Co-Leader of the Corporate Finance/Restructuring segment at FTI Consulting. "Marianna's extensive financial management experience as well as her success in introducing and implementing 'performance-based restructuring' and fiscal reforms in a variety of municipal governments will nicely complement our existing suite of services."

Ms. Marysheva-Martinez has a B.A. in Urban Studies (Summa Cum Laude) from San Francisco State University, and a Master of Public Policy from the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley.

FTI Consulting has been involved in many of the highest profile municipal reorganizations and performance improvement engagements during the last two decades. FTICA was the advisor in some of the largest municipal Chapter 9 cases ever filed in the U.S., including: Jefferson County, AL and Orange County, CA; and is currently an advisor in the City of Detroit and San Bernardino, CA filings. Our professionals provide a wide array of consulting services, which are catered to address the challenges of municipalities and help municipalities execute on initiatives.

About FTI Consulting
FTICA is a wholly owned subsidiary of FTI Consulting, Inc. and is a member of FINRA/SIPC/MSRB. FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 4,100 employees located in 25 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, reputation management, strategic communications and restructuring. The company generated $1.58 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2012. More information can be found at

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