Arizona

Holly E. Daetwyler, MCA Financial Group Ltd.

Atlanta

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

Carolinas

Becky P. ODaniell

Matthew Owings, HVB Capital

Chesapeake

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...

Alabama

Richard M. Enger, AEA Group LLC

Arizona

Ty Blunt, WithEase

Atlanta

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...

Arizona

Adam T. Keck, FSW Funding

Michael Marsh, Lee & Associates | Commercial Real Estate Services

Ryan Wood, FTI Consulting

Atlanta

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...

Christopher Arnett and Nicholas Grossi, CTP, have been promoted to managing director at Alvarez & Marsal. Arnett and Grossi are members of the firm’s Restructuring & Turnaround group in Dallas and Chicago, respectively. Arnett has more than 16 years of restructuring experience and among his primary areas of concentration are bankruptcy planning and implementation, business plan assessment, strategic analysis, valuations, plan formulation, and negotiation of financial restructurings. Grossi specializes in cash flow forecasting and...

Arizona

Julie M. Birk, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Blaise Najafi, Pivotal Group

Scott Robson, KDB Management Inc.

Tyler Stamets

John Trusiak, SMS Financial LLC

Atlanta

Jeff Amershadian, Covenant Capital Investors

Kristopher Bryant, Balbec Capital LP

Andrew Fancher, Eagle Business Credit

Charles James, SouthStar Capital

Daniel Simon, DLA Piper LLP (US)

David M. Skogen, Global Connection Inc.

Michael N. Zembillas,...