Co-Founder & President, Questor
Jay Alix is the Co-Founder and President of Questor Management Company, LLC, which manages the Questor Partners Funds, combining turnaround management expertise and capital.
Jay also founded AlixPartners, the firm recognized as the industry standard in providing a comprehensive range of services for companies facing complex operating, financial, legal and restructuring challenges.
In addition to his investment activities and consulting work, Jay has lectured widely, written many articles on turnaround management, co-authored two books published by West Publishing on the financial issues facing companies in reorganization, and given many speeches on companies in transition, debt negotiations and the corporate revitalization process.
Jay was awarded Wayne State University’s 2005 Michigan Executive of the Year award. He received the Harvey R. Miller Outstanding Achievement Award for Service to the Restructuring Industry in November 2004. The Japanese Association for Turnaround Professionals honored him as its Inaugural Foreign Member in April 2003. The Turnaround Management Association presented Jay with the 2002 Chairman’s Award in recognition of his “pioneering leadership role” in helping to create and build the turnaround industry. Former President Clinton appointed Jay to the National Bankruptcy Review Commission in December 1994, the only businessperson to serve on the commission.
Jay served as a strategic advisor to Dennis Archer during his first term as Mayor of Detroit in 1994.
Jay completed the YPO/Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School, and holds an MBA in accounting from Rutgers University and a bachelor’s degree in finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He began his career as a C.P.A. with Price Waterhouse in New York.