Marjorie Kaufman

Partner, PKF Clear Thinking

“Using my many years of hands-on experience, I help businesses bolster their bottom line and ensure their financial future. I’m happy to make a positive difference for our clients.”

Marjorie (Margie) Kaufman has provided turnaround and interim management expertise to companies around the country for over 30 years. Her experience in developing and implementing strategic and financial plans has successfully driven business success and controlled costs for her clients.

Prior to joining PKF Clear Thinking, Margie served as Chief Financial Officer at Christmas Tree Shops, LLC. Before her role at Christmas Tree Shops, Margie spent over 30 years at several middle market turnaround and restructuring firms, frequently serving as interim Chief Restructuring Officer and Chief Financial Officer for companies experiencing financial difficulties. As part of those engagements, she provided cash flow management services, conducted business plan viability analyses, designed and steered turnaround action plans, managed debt and equity placement, sourced refinancing and leveraged her deep expertise in forensic accounting. Margie’s work has spanned many industries, including retail, car rental and sales, distribution, health care, education, manufacturing, food and beverage and professional services.

Professional Affiliations and Civic Involvement

  • The International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC)
    • Chair
  • American College of Bankruptcy
    • Fellow
  • Northeast Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association
    • Past President and Director
    • Member of the Past President’s Council
  • American Bankruptcy Institute