Barbara Grant Bereskin to Lead Enhanced ABI Partner Program

Barbara Grant Bereskin to Lead Enhanced ABI Partner Program

Alexandria, Va.The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) has enhanced its Partner Program with the addition of key professionals who will provide partner firms with strategic, impactful programs and training to develop their professionals, practices and lines of business.

Originally created in 2004, ABI’s Partner Program allows ABI to produce exceptional conferences and educational programs, publish award-winning publications, and deliver innovative solutions for news and research.

The program will be supported by the following team of professionals, who will deliver custom and strategic partnerships that align with firms’ plans and objectives:

Barbara Grant Bereskin, Director of Business Development and Partner Programs

Barbara Bereskin has more than 20 years of experience working with ABI, and previously was the Marketing Leader for the restructuring practices of Jenner & Block, Winston & Strawn and Grant Thornton. She works directly with ABI’s Partners to implement programs that are strategic, proactive, and innovative.

Sharisa Sloan, Sales Manager

With more than 20 years of experience at ABI, Sharisa Sloan works with the team and ABI’s Partners to identify opportunities for sponsorship that correspond with their individual business goals and needs.

Katie Esser, Business Development Coordinator

Katie Esser assists with Partner outreach, as well as the efficient and proactive administration of Partner agreements, to ensure the visibility and delivery of program benefits to ABI’s Partners.

For further information about the ABI Partnership Program, please contact Barbara Bereskin at [email protected] or Sharisa Sloan at [email protected].


ABI is the largest multi-disciplinary, nonpartisan organization dedicated to research and education on matters related to insolvency. ABI was founded in 1982 to provide Congress and the public with unbiased analysis of bankruptcy issues. The ABI membership includes nearly 10,000 attorneys, accountants, bankers, judges, professors, lenders, turnaround specialists and other bankruptcy professionals, providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information. For additional information on ABI, visit For additional conference information, visit