Douglas K. Brown, director of development for ASTI Environmental in Brighton, Michigan, recently received the Robert Sieghart Award for Enthusiasm for the Economic Development Profession during the Michigan Economic Developers Association Annual Conference. The award recognizes individuals who understand the importance of the profession and demonstrate a dedication to bringing others into the profession. 

T.J. Gill has joined ENGS Commercial Capital as a vice president, business development manager, of the factoring...

Arizona

Matthew Gilbreath, Alliance Bank of Arizona

Atlanta

Elissa Barratt, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Georgia

Matthew R. Dossey, Aurora Management Partners Inc.

Travis R. Hunt, Citizens Commercial Banking

John Karg, Hagen Realty Group

Kenneth Saffold, Tennenbaum Capital Partners LLC

California - Northern

Peter M. Lechowick, Alvarez & Marsal North America LLC

California - Southern

Varouj Bakhshian, BMC Group Inc....

Kim Attends Made in America Day at the White House

Gordon Sign, the nation’s oldest sign company and an ongoing turnaround story, was selected to represent Colorado at a recent Made in America Product Showcase at the White House.

Gordon Sign was joined by other small manufacturers, such as the Alaska Bowl Company, Eddie Heath’s Crab Pots, and the Colonial Flag Company, along with such iconic brands as Campbells Soup, Steinway, and Stetson, in exhibiting their products on the South Lawn and West Wing of the White House. The event featured manufactured...

Marc J. Carmel has joined Longford Capital, a litigation finance firm, as a director in Chicago. Carmel practiced law for 17 years, most recently with Paul Hastings LLC, representing clients in restructurings and bankruptcies involving companies throughout the U.S. Now, Carmel focuses on deploying capital from Longford’s recently closed fund for commercial litigation claims, including those controlled by distressed companies, creditors’ committees, trustees, assignees, and receivers. He holds a law degree from Harvard Law School and a bachelor’s degree in...

Atlanta

William Anderson, BBA Finance

Michael C. Bagley, Action Capital Corporation

Bowen K. Flowers, Phoenix Management Services LLC

Jeff Gladstein, Turnaround Atlanta LLC

Robert W. Kirsch, Stroudwater Associates

California - Northern

Tim King, Hitachi Ltd.

Paul A. Mann, EY

California - Southern

Ioannis Michael George Fokos, Traverse LLC

Jan Hanssen, Sterling National Bank

Chicago/Midwest

Rob Cerato,...

Mary Jo Heston

Heston Is New Bankruptcy Judge in Western District of Washington

Mary Jo Heston, a member of the TMA Northwest Chapter for more than 20 years, was recently sworn in as a judge for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Washington. Chief...

Alabama

Matthew M. Cahill, Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC

Arizona

Nathaniel Curtis, Navigant Consulting Inc.

Ry J. Neri

Atlanta

Michael Bouhadana, The Keystone Group

Andrew Graziano, Synovus Financial Corp.

Jay Harrison, Ellucian

Mark M. Maloney, King & Spalding LLP

Dennis Phelps, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey

California - Northern

Debra Grassgreen, Pachulski Stang...

Alabama

James A. White, Eagle Business Credit

Arizona

Susan Conrad, Simon Consulting LLC

Atlanta

Neil Heyside, Deloitte CRG

Matthew J. McEnerney, Aurora Management Partners Inc.

Jay Moore, Whitehorse Capital Partners LP

Neal Mulford, AloStar Bank of Commerce

California - Northern

Jeannie Kim, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of California

Mark McKane, Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Sheon Karol has joined The DAK Group, a boutique investment bank serving middle market companies, as a managing director. He has more than three decades of experience and has negotiated transactions in industries that include manufacturing, biotech, pharma, for-profit education, medical research, agriculture, consumer goods, food & grocery, and sports. He brings a combination of executive, turnaround, legal, and finance experience that covers every facet of the middle market M&A transaction process. Karol holds a law degree from Yale University and...

Alabama

Christopher G. Brown, Newpoint Advisors Corporation

Bradley R. Hightower, Christian & Small LLP

Arizona

Ron Losefsky, ISD

Bradley J. Stevens, Jennings Strouss & Salmon PLC

George Wandachowicz, Biditup Auctions

Atlanta

Harry Bramson, Conway MacKenzie Inc.

John W. Cannon, Conway MacKenzie Inc.

Nancy D. Halwig, PNC Financial Services Group

Sarah Schrag, Dentons US LLP

Marc C....