Christopher Pizzo

Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP

Senior Vice President | Deloitte CRG

Christopher Pizzo

Tampa City Center

201 North Franklin Street



United States


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Christopher is a senior vice president with Deloitte CRG. Christopher has advised management teams, creditors, private equity groups, and boards of directors in many aspects of distressed businesses and financial restructurings. He has helped boards of directors to establish strategic direction, implement business plans, debt and equity financings, M&A, recapitalizations, and restructurings. To date, he has been involved with transactions in excess of $1 billion in both private and public markets.

Notable experience includes:

  • Served as restructuring advisor to the secured bondholder group in connection with the Chapter 11 proceedings of a multi-facility continuing care retirement community based in Texas
  • Served in an interim management role for an oil and gas services company responsible for managing liquidity, implementing cost reduction initiatives, loan restructuring negotiations, financial reporting, and managing the Chapter 11 proceedings
  • Served as interim chief financial officer of an independent oil and gas exploration and production company, acquired non-operated working interests in 21 wells drilled and operated by another oil and gas exploration and production company in the Colony Wash
  • Served as interim chief executive officer of a manufacturer/retailer, leading the turnaround and expansion of the business
  • Served as chief financial officer of a technology services provider, leading the turnaround and financial restructuring
  • Served as interim chief financial officer and financial advisor to a private equity owned triple play services provider
  • Led the pre-loan quality of earnings and quality of assets due-diligence for a hard rock directional drilling services company
  • Led the quality of earnings and quality of assets due-diligence for a manufacturer of underground construction machinery
  • Led debt refinancing and restructuring for the publisher of a large metropolitan newspaper

Prior to joining Deloitte CRG, Christopher was a managing director at an investment banking and transaction advisory services firm. In this capacity, he originated and led client engagements including M&A, debt and equity financings, recapitalizations, and restructurings. In addition, Christopher originated and led due diligence engagements for financial institutions. He began his career in audit and advisory services at an accounting and consulting company, and has also served as audit manager in the Entrepreneurial Services Group at another Big Four firm.


  • B.S., State University of New York at Albany
  • M.B.A., Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University
Christopher Pizzo