Mr. Roberti most recently led an engagement in a U.S. commonwealth as Chief Restructuring Officer and is currently a Financial Adviser to Assured...
Mr. Roberti most recently led an engagement in a U.S. commonwealth as Chief Restructuring Officer and is currently a Financial Adviser to Assured Guaranty on the Stockton California Bankruptcy, as well as an adviser on several other public sector engagements. He has previously served as Senior Adviser to the Emergency Financial Manager, Detroit Public Schools and is the Third-Party Fiduciary for the Government of Guam. He was the Third-Party Fiduciary USVI from 2006 to 2010.Mr. Roberti also served as the CRO of the Orleans Parish School Board in New Orleans from July 2005 to January 2007. Previously, he was the interim superintendent of the St. Louis Public Schools System, where he spearheaded a critical operational, financial and educational turnaround in 2003 to 2004.While with A&M, Mr. Roberti has also served in both leadership and advisory roles for the ATA, ESA, The New School; The City of Jacksonville, FL; Washington, D.C., Public Schools; Harrisburg City Council; LAUSD; Pittsburg Public Schools; Memphis City Schools; Christina School District; Edison Learning; Antioch College; Navigators Global; Kleinert's; the Spiegel Group; and the U.S. Department of Justice.Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Roberti served as Chairman CEO and majority shareholder of Duck Head Apparel Company. He was CEO of Brooks Brothers, President and CEO of the Plaid Clothing Group, and Division CEO and COO of the Zale Corp. He is a retired Colonel from the U.S. Army Reserve, where he served in several senior Army staff positions at the Pentagon.Mr. Roberti earned a bachelor's degree from Sacred Heart University and a master's degree in business administration from Southern Methodist University. He is a Trustee Emeritus at Sacred Heart University and a member of the Army Distaff Foundation Board of Advisors Washington, D.C, the Board of Directors for The Institute for the Study of War in Washington, D.C., and the Board of Trustees for The Admiral Farragut Academy in St. Petersburg , FL. He has served as an instructor at The Broad Superintendents Academy and has been a speaker on the topic of municipal distress and crisis management in several different forums.Mr. Roberti was featured in the book Firing Back by Jeff Sonnenfeld and Andrew Ward, and is also featured in James Shein’s book, "Reversing the Slide: A Strategic Guide to Turnarounds." He has appeared on nationally syndicated TV programs, including The Jim Lehrer News Hour, about his turnaround work in the public sector.