Christy Roper, Conway MacKenzie Inc.

James Schroeder, North View Investment Banking Group

California - Northern

Todd J. Dressel, McGuireWoods LLP

California - Southern

Andrew D. Wagner, Development Specialists Inc.


Joseph Esteves, Maine Pointe


Paul J. Count, Briar Capital LP

Stephanie Gaffin, The Gaffin Group / SLS Capital Advisors

Leah Gistenson, Big Shoulders Capital...

David Fischer and Nick McDearis have joined Monroe Capital as managing directors. Based in the firm’s Atlanta office, they co-lead the firm’s relationship sourcing and origination of new business opportunities within the Southeast region. Fischer and McDearis were both previously with AloStar Capital Finance.

Mike Gorman and Luis Pillich have joined Stout as directors, and Matthew Arden joins the firm as a vice president. Gorman and Pillich have vast international...


Holly E. Daetwyler, MCA Financial Group Ltd.


Guy Camerlengo, Huntington Business Credit

Geoffrey Samuels, Commercial Funding Inc.

California - Northern

Shirley J. Daniel

Philippe A. Poux

California - Southern

Marco Simmons, Wells Fargo Capital Finance

Jake Thomas


Becky P. ODaniell

Matthew Owings, HVB Capital


Charles J. Brown, Gellert Scali Busenkell &...

John Cronin, Fred Raccosta, and Jason Rae have been promoted to managing director at Tiger Capital Group. Cronin has more than 20 years’ experience in both the liquidation and appraisal businesses and since 2012 has been the firm’s director of planning & analysis. Raccosta, a 28-year veteran of the valuation advisory and asset-based lending industries, leads the firm’s sales and marketing efforts to the lending, turnaround, and investment banking communities in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic regions. Rae is responsible...


Richard M. Enger, AEA Group LLC


Ty Blunt, WithEase


Kenneth P. Brockman Jr., Baker Tilly

Michael Guelfo, Gordon Brothers

Kyle W. Ulep, Prudential Capital Partners

California - Northern

Charles V. Greene

Elizabeth Prehn, Moskowitz LLP

California - Southern

Keith Cox, FTI Consulting

John DeMartino

Christopher V. Hawkins, Sullivan Hill

Nathan Wong, Gerber Finance...

Former Chapter President F. Matthew Jackson

F. Matthew Jackson, a former president and longtime board member of the TMA Upstate New York Chapter, died March 23. He was 49.

Jackson was a partner with the O’Connell and Aronowitz law firm in Albany. He leaves behind his wife of 23 years, Molly, and three children, Hannah, Devin, and Haley. Current TMA Upstate New York Chapter President John Bellardini, CTP, said Jackson had been “positive and upbeat” in an email to board members following recent cancer surgery. “Then we got the news that he had passed,”...

Bryan Segedi, formerly of Ernst & Young, and Anne Taylor, formerly of Deloitte, have been named to Conway MacKenzie’s board of directors as independent directors. Segedi spent more than 30 years with Ernst & Young LLP, ascending to deputy global vice chair of Assurance services, where he was responsible for more than 77,000 professionals and $12 billion in global revenues. Taylor recently retired from Deloitte, where she was a vice chairman and managing partner of the Houston office, after a 30-year career. She was the first woman...


Adam T. Keck, FSW Funding

Michael Marsh, Lee & Associates | Commercial Real Estate Services

Ryan Wood, FTI Consulting


Frederick B. Beilstein III, The Beilstein Group LLC

California - Northern

George A. Arce Jr., Centers Dynamic Partners Inc.

Amanda Cui, BPM

Colin Hooper, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Derek Rosenstrauch, CIBC Asset Based Lending

California - Southern

Martin Arzac, Clearlake...

William J. Hass, CTP, a former TMA chair and enthusiastic advocate for the organization and its Certified Turnaround Professional program, died on January 7 while on a ski trip in Breckenridge, Colorado. He was 71.

Hass was found unconscious on a black diamond run at Breckenridge Ski Resort and taken to Breckenridge Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. “Dad died doing what he loved, peacefully and painlessly, though all too soon,” Hass’ son Charlie said in a Facebook post.

Hass served as TMA chair in 1994 and was one of 24 test-takers to sit for...

The Hon. Kevin J. Carey has announced that he will retire from bench effective August 31 after 19 years, the past 14 of which he served as a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge for the District of Delaware. A former TMA Global president and chair, Carey said he expects to remain active in the industry after he leaves the court.

Carey was appointed to the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on January 25, 2001, and while serving there was designated by the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals to also serve as a visiting judge in the...