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Albert Angrisani, also known as Al Angrisani is the former Assistant U.S. Secretary of Labor and Chief of Staff under President Ronald Reagan, as well as an author and business media personality. As a result of his professional background in the public and private sector, he has been a regular commentator on several national news programs including CNBC, Fox Business News, and Bloomberg TV.
Chase Manhattan Bank
Angrisani served as Vice President of Chase Manhattan Bank in New York from 1972 to 1980.
Assistant U.S. Secretary of Labor
Angrisani served as the Assistant U.S. Secretary of Labor and Chief of Staff under President Ronald Reagan from 1980 to 1984. In this capacity, he served as a senior policy advisor to President Reagan and played a major role in the economic recovery plan that created 16 million new jobs.
Arthur D. Little's Strategy Consulting
Angrisani Partners LLC
In 1990, Angrisani started Angrisani Partners LLC, based in Princeton, New Jersey, which was an advisory and investment company that assisted troubled small-cap public companies restructure their business operations and balance sheets. After 1999, he expanded the business to include turnarounds of larger troubled public companies, including:
- Total Research, where he served as President and CEO from 1999 to 2002, overseeing the company's turnaround and a $100 million increase in its shareholder value
- Harris Interactive, Inc., an Internet marketing research company, where Angrisani served as President and CEO from 2002 to 2004. As the leader of the organization, Angrisani led a turnaround that increased shareholder value by more than $200 million.
- Greenfield Online/Ciao, the world's largest provider of global consumer attitudes about products and services,  began experiencing operating and financial difficulties in 2005 and turned to Angrisani for help. From 2005 to 2008, he served as President and CEO of the web-based comparison shopping and Internet survey solutions business units. During his three years with the company, Angrisani was able to reverse its financial and operational decline, presiding over the sale of the company to Microsoft Corporation for $497 million on October 13, 2008. This turnaround represented an increase of more than $300 million in shareholder value.
In 2009, Angrisani changed the company name to Angrisani Turnarounds, LLC to reflect the company's focus on creating sustainable turnarounds.
Angrisani Turnarounds, LLC
After 20 years of working in corporate turnarounds, Angrisani created the Angrisani Hierarchy of Value Creation Model (AHVCM) as a graphic depiction of his repeatable and step-by-step approach to turnarounds.
The model for change is a registered trademark of Angrisani Turnarounds, LLC.
Author: Win One for the $hareholders
In 2009, Angrisani wrote Win One for the $hareholders, presenting his background and professional knowledge as a turnaround executive and shareholder advocate. The book is a description of his model for corporate change and an exploration of current key economic issues.
Agrisani presents his views on why leading corporations in America have failed and how to restore their lost shareholder value. The book dissects some of the major problems in corporate America, likening them to the issues in a failing company.
More than ever, America and its corporate sector need answers and someone to help them step back from the cliff—back onto solid ground. Now, more than ever, we need new leadership, a proven business model and a renewed set of values that we can trust and lean on.—John Kasich
Television producers have utilized his background and knowledge of the labor market to put employment figures into perspective for a lay audience of businesspeople and consumers. He has been a regular commentator on CNBC/Fox News, discussing the state of the labor market, breaking down the national unemployment report and offering some ways the government can spur job growth.
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- Angrisani, Al. Win One for the Shareholders, New York: ELG Consulting, 2009. ISBN 978-0-615-27971-8
- Norman, Joan. "65% Fear Their Businesses Will Fail", Orange County Register, Santa Ana, October 28, 2009.
- Brownstein, Roland. "Repairing the Job Machine" National Journal Magazine, Washington, D.C. May 15, 2010.
- Tarran, Brian. "Ex-Greenfield chief Angrisani backs Opinionaided developer" Research, November 30, 2010.
- Lynley, Matthew. "Kurani Interactive Gets a Shot of Angel Funding to Get the Internet’s Opinion on the Fly" New York Times, New York, November 25, 2010.
- Angrisani, Al. "The Year of Mobile" NASDAQ, March 24, 2011.