Scott Stuart Joins GCG Management Team as Senior Director

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Industry veteran joins leading national provider of bankruptcy administration services

The Garden City Group, Inc. (GCG), a leading provider of bankruptcy administration services, is pleased to announce that Scott Stuart has joined its management team as a senior director, Bankruptcy. Scott will be responsible for the development and execution of new business, as well as further penetration of existing markets and expansion of current client relationships.

“Our team is eager to collaborate with Scott,” said Angela Ferrante, vice president, Bankruptcy. “His diverse bankruptcy experience in both private industry and the federal government gives him a very well-rounded perspective on restructuring and administration, and we’re certain our clients will benefit from his expertise.”

Stuart brings nearly a decade of legal administration experience to GCG, having served most recently as Executive Director at Donlin Recano & Company. During that time, he was responsible for designing and executing some of the most high profile chapter 11 administrations in U.S. history. Prior to that, Stuart spent several years in senior management at TruFoods Systems, Inc., a company engaged in turnaround activities in the food service industry. He has also served as a senior trial attorney in the U.S. Department of Justice United States Trustee Program.

“At GCG we are always looking to add leading legal professionals such as Scott, who have the industry knowledge and judgment that comes with that kind of market presence and longevity. Scott brings 25 years of business, legal, administration and academic experience in the restructuring industry to our team. We know he will make a very positive impact on GCG and its clients,” said Karen Shaer, senior executive vice president and general counsel of GCG.

Stuart is an American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI)-trained and practicing Mediator (serving on the panels of the federal courts in the Southern District of New York, the Eastern District of New York, and Delaware). He is also a faculty member at ABI-St. John’s School of Law Mediation Training Program and holds or has held leadership roles in national industry organizations such as the American Bar Association, ABI and Turnaround Management Association. He has served as an associate editor for the ABI Journal and is a frequent author and speaker on industry topics.

“It is invigorating to bring my many years of experience in bankruptcy administration services to GCG, a team that has great brand strength and a stellar reputation. I look forward to assuring that GCG remains a market leader as it continues to grow and provide excellent service to its clients.” Stuart said.

About The Garden City Group, Inc. (GCG)
GCG ( is the recognized leader in legal administration services for class action settlements, bankruptcy proceedings, mass tort matters, regulatory administrations, and legal noticing programs, with more than 1,000 employees in offices coast-to-coast. For five years in a row GCG has been the highest ranked bankruptcy claims agent in the New York Law Journal survey of “Best Claims Administrators”. The firm has been engaged in many high-profile distribution matters, including the General Motors bankruptcy, the $20 billion Gulf Coast Claims Facility and the $7.8 billion Deepwater Horizon Economic Property Damages Settlement, the $6.15 billion WorldCom settlement, the $3.4 billion Native American Trust Settlement and the $3.05 billion VisaCheck/MasterMoney Antitrust settlement.

About Crawford
Based in Atlanta, Ga., Crawford & Company ( is the world's largest independent provider of claims management solutions to the risk management and insurance industry as well as self‐insured entities, with an expansive global network serving clients in more than 70 countries. The Crawford Solution℠ offers comprehensive, integrated claims services, business process outsourcing and consulting services for major product lines including property and casualty claims management, workers compensation claims and medical management, and legal settlement administration. The Company’s shares are traded on the NYSE under the symbols CRDA and CRDB.


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Christi Cannon
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