TMA honors excellence through its annual awards program, which recognizes achievements in the categories listed in this issue, plus more. The following awards were presented at The 2018 TMA Annual in Colorado Springs, CO, on September 27.

    TURNAROUNDS AND TRANSACTIONS OF THE YEAR

    Transaction of the Year: Mega Company | Avaya, Inc.

    Santa Clara, California-based Avaya is the largest provider of call center software and a global leader in “unified communications”— integrating conferencing, messaging, video, data, voice, and more. It became an...

    Jeff Sands, CTP, of Dorset Partners; Larry Schwoeri of American Industrial Acquisition Corporation (AIAC); Jon Verbeck of Verbeck Associates; and Kristin Wainright of Tobin, Carberry, O’Malley, Riley & Selinger were recognized as winners of the TMA Small Company Turnaround of the Year Award for 2017 for their work with Vermont Aerospace Company. They recently spoke with Cathy Reece of Fennemore Craig PC, a member of the Awards Committee, about how they achieved a successful turnaround of the company.

    Reece: Beginning to end, this...