This is one in an occasional series of roundtable discussions by Certified Turnaround Professionals (CTPs) on issues impacting the turnaround, restructuring, and distressed investing industry. In this installment, Robert Handler, CTP, Commercial Recovery Associates; ...
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Dave Mack, CTP, is a principal of Pathfinder Group LLC and has extensive experience working with management and boards of directors, helping them achieve successful outcomes. He has worked as an operating executive, financial executive, and investment banker, serving both as a turnaround professional and a financial advisor. His roles have included CEO, president, CFO, chief restructuring officer, and special adviser and consultant to the board of directors. Mack holds a bachelor’s degree from Ohio Wesleyan University and a master’s degree from New York University Graduate School of Business.
Jeff Hyland, CTP, is president and a board member of CTI Industries Corporation. Before joining CTI, Hyland held senior positions in consulting firms providing corporate restructuring, crisis and interim management, sales management, profit improvement, strategic planning, and investment banking services to a variety of industries, with clients ranging in size from middle market to multibillion dollar multinational enterprises. Hyland holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois and an MBA from Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
Bernadette M. Barron, CTP, is president of Barron Business Consulting, with offices in Chicago and Indianapolis. Her background includes accounting, tax, legal, and management, and she has been working with entrepreneurs for more than 25 years as a turnaround consultant, receiver, assignee, and liquidating trustee. Barron holds an MBA from DePaul University, a law degree from The John Marshall Law School, and an LLM from New York University.
Robert Handler, CTP, has more than 30 years of professional experience in commercial financial transactions, with most of his involvement in managing turnaround situations and other financially and operationally distressed businesses. He has handled business reorganizations, sales, acquisitions, mergers, loan refinance transactions, court-supervised receiverships, and assignments for the benefit of creditors across the country and in a wide variety of industries. Handler holds a law degree from the University of Iowa College of Law and a bachelor’s degree from Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa.