Board of Managers
The parent company of Consequent is led by its Chairman of the Board, Jeff Amling. The board of managers of Consequent’s parent company has a collective 130 years of asset management, financial services, operating and regulatory experience.
Education: JD, University of Maryland; Bachelors, University of Virginia
Jeff Amling is FTI Consulting’s Chief Marketing Officer and Head of Business Development. In his Chief Marketing Officer role, Jeff oversees the global management of FTI Consulting’s brand, including client insights, digital marketing, creative development and agency management, marketing effectiveness, sponsorships and the publication of the FTI Journal. As Head of Business Development, Jeff leads the M&A function at FTI Consulting and also focuses on the coverage of selected Financial Sponsors, Sovereign Funds and Investment Banks. FTI generates more than $200 million annually in EBITDA. FTI's shares are traded on the NYSE. In addition to his senior executive responsibilities, Mr. Amling is on the Executive Committee of FTI and the Board of Directors of FTI. Additionally, Mr. Amling practiced securities law for more than a decade.
Jeff joined FTI Consulting from Deutsche Bank in 2008, where he was a Managing Director in the Media and Telecom Investment Banking group and a Vice Chairman in Corporate Finance. He began his Investment Banking career with Alex Brown in 1983 and founded its Media Investment Banking practice in 1990, a group which he led until 2003.
Jeff’s clients included Clear Channel, Radio One, Entercom, Lamar Outdoor, Infinity/CBS/Viacom, Cumulus Media/Cumulus Media Partners, Emmis, Warner Music, Universal Outdoor, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Evergreen/Chancellor, Heftel/Hispanic Broadcasting and Univision, to name a few.
Jeff is a 1976 High Honors Economics graduate of the University of Virginia and received his Law Degree from the University of Maryland in 1981 – Law Review. He is a member of the Board of Trustees and serves as Treasurer for the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs. Jeff also serves as a member of the Town of Palm Beach Retirement Board of Trustees.
Education: BS, University of Southern California. Completed postgraduate studies at Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea, the Fielding Institute in Foundation Management and Executive Education at Harvard Business School.
Samuel Koh is Chairman and CEO of Innerspin Capital that operates as an investment company for the Koh Family office based in Los Angeles, California. He is also CEO of one of the leading advertising agencies based in Los Angeles of the same name and formally CIO and founder of GlobalHue/Innovasia, the largest multicultural advertising agency in the nation and Ad Age Agency of the Decade. In addition, Samuel serves as the CEO of Koss Properties Company, a real estate investment and services company managing a family owned portfolio in residential and commercial real estate. Samuel is a graduate of the University of Southern California where he earned his B.S. in Real Estate Finance and currently serves on the Civic Engagement Board. He went on to complete postgraduate studies at Yonsei University’s International School in Seoul Korea, the Field Institute in Foundation Management, as well as Executive Education at Harvard Business School. He is the President of the Koh Charitable Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit and serves on several non-profit boards including the National Golf Course Owner’s Association / California Chapter.
Chairman and CEO of Innerspin Capital President of the Koh Charitable Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)3 Founder of GlobalHue / Innovasia, the largest multicultural ad agency and Ad Age Agency of the Decade BS, University of Southern California. Completed postgraduate studies at Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea, the Fielding Institute in Foundation Management and Executive Education at Harvard Business School.
Education: MBA, Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management; BS, Morehouse College
Todd McDonald is Vice President of Strategy at Liberty Bank and Trust. He began his career at Liberty Bank and Trust 13 years ago, with the majority of his experience concentrated in Commercial Lending. In this role, Todd is responsible for uncovering, evaluating, and developing business plans for growth and performance improvement opportunities, leading high-impact initiatives, and providing overall management for special projects initiated by the CEO and Board. Todd is intimately involved in the company’s high-level corporate strategy decisions that ultimately affect the long term growth and sustainability of the bank. In addition to his work at Liberty Bank and Trust, Todd is the owner of several businesses involving real estate, technology, and fast food.
Todd’s civic activities include but are not limited to the New Orleans Industrial Development (Board Member), and Louisiana Workforce Commission (Board Member).
Todd McDonald received his undergraduate degree in Business Management from Morehouse College and a Masters in Business Administration from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management.
Education: MBA, Columbia Business School; BA, Wesleyan University
Earl Robinson is CEO and Founder of Consequent Capital Management, boards of managers of the firm and the firm's parent company. He leads the firm's alternatives, real estate, and special situations investment practices. He is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee.
Earlier in his career, Earl helped launch a $700 million distressed debt and special situations investment firm. He also served as a Senior Vice President in the leveraged buyout and special situations verticals at a $2 billion private equity and pension fund investment advisory firm. At JPMorgan Investment Management – Americas, he acted as Operations Officer with $440 billion in assets under management and, prior to that, as a Vice President. He began his career as an investment banker at Morgan Stanley.
Prior to founding Consequent, Earl was the CEO of the New Orleans Startup Fund and PowerMoves.NOLA. He secured significant financial and strategic support from Morgan Stanley, the Knight Foundation, the Case Foundation, the Surdna Foundation, and others to execute a national, inclusive venture capital ecosystem strategy. Under Earl’s leadership, PowerMoves.NOLA companies and alumni gathered more than $30 million in startup and growth capital in less than two years.
Earl is a member of the development team and equity investor group for the Four Seasons Hotel in New Orleans. The $384 million project is the largest real estate development effort in New Orleans since the development of the Super Dome in 1976. The Four Seasons New Orleans team made the largest commitment to Minority Business Enterprises and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises in the city’s history.
Earl serves on the board of Ebony Media Holdings, LLC.
Earl received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Wesleyan University and a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from Columbia Business School. He attended Columbia as a Robert Toigo Foundation Fellow.