TIMOTHY G. BECKER, CTP
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Timothy G. Becker, CTP, founded Lighthouse Management Group Inc. in 1993 with Jim
Bartholomew, CTP. Becker has
more than 20 years of executive-level financial management
experience working with distressed
organizations to develop and
implement pragmatic solutions.
His client list includes public and
private companies with annual
revenues up to $600 million and
in industries as varied as food
production, transportation, retail,
technology, energy, and real estate.
He has served as both CEO and
CFO of distressed companies and
has served as a court-appointed
receiver of numerous entities.
Prior to founding Lighthouse
Management, Becker was a senior
manager with Ernst & Young, where
he led the efforts to establish the
Restructuring and Reorganization
practice in the Minneapolis office.
He is a CPA and holds a bachelor’s
degree from the University of St.
Thomas and an MBA in finance
from the University of Minnesota.
He continues to serve on the
boards of directors of numerous
public and private companies.
Q How did you gravitate into turnaround and
BECKER I had finished my
undergrad degree at the University of
St. Thomas here in St. Paul and was
going into the MBA program at the
University of Minnesota when I read
an article in the local paper about a
guy who was doing turnaround work.
It was a story about how he had gone
in and advised a company that was
struggling and losing money and how
he helped them turn around and
I thought that was really intriguing, so
I called him and asked if I could come
in and talk to him about what he was
doing because it sounded fascinating.
We had a nice 45-minute meeting at