Peter Keogh and Howard Meitiner have joined Carl Marks Advisors as managing directors, and Jon Roberts has been promoted to director of compliance for Carl Marks Securities. Keogh brings more than 30 years of leadership experience in operations and finance, most recently serving as healthcare practice leader at Trident Consulting. Meitiner has international retail, healthcare, and restaurant experience, including launching Sephora USA as CEO. As president and CEO of The Museum Company, a national 105-store specialty retail chain, he helped lead the turnaround and successfully navigated through a Chapter 11 filing and sale.
Alan Kravets has joined Ravinia Capital LLC as a managing director. He provides real estate investment banking advisory services, drawing on more than 35 years of wide-ranging experience with developing real estate disposition strategies for healthy owners with non-core or surplus assets, advising on distressed real estate asset restructuring and workouts, and conventional or auction sales in situations for lenders, debtors, trustees, receivers, and their professionals. In his new position, Kravets is involved with the sale of healthy and distressed companies, out-of-court restructurings, and Chapters 7, 9, 11, and 12 bankruptcies.
Erik White has been promoted to managing director at Harney Partners. He continues to focus on providing financial and operational advisory services to companies in transition and distressed situations, while driving firm growth strategies and client delivery enhancement. White has more than 12 years of experience in corporate finance, turnaround, restructuring, and forensic consulting. From Fortune 500 to the lower middle market, he has supported a broad range of companies across multiple industries and has demonstrated experience in a variety of financial advisory roles, including CRO. His expertise includes evaluating business plans, developing financial models for recapitalization and restructuring, monitoring bankruptcy initiatives, identifying cost saving strategies, and negotiating exit financing.