CHICAGO, IL – The Turnaround Management Association is proud to announce Jane Mitnick, SM Financial Services Corporation as 2022 TMA Global President. Her term begins on January 1, 2022. Current TMA President, Matthew English, CTP, Arch + Beam, will transition to TMA Chair in 2022, and Derek Meek, Burr & Forman LLP, will transition to Immediate Past Chair.
Mitnick is the president of SM Financial Services Corporation, a nationally recognized leader in the restructuring industry. Since founding the firm in 2005, she has acquired hundreds of asset portfolios, supervised and managed the wind-down of all forms of corporate entities, and served as assignee for the benefit of creditors and other fiduciary agent roles. She is a hands-on professional with the ability to identify major issues and implement innovative and cost-effective liquidation and wind-down solutions for trustees, attorneys, creditor’s committees, secured lenders, turnaround/restructuring professionals, and business advisors.
“I am thrilled and honored to begin my term as president of TMA,” says Mitnick. “While we continued to face challenges due to COVID-19 last year, it has been motivating to see our members continue to pivot to a new normal and uplifting to see the positive work put forth by our volunteers. I am eager to continue the great work of the 2021 TMA Global President Matthew English, CTP, and I look forward to working alongside my peers on the TMA Board.”
Mitnick’s TMA involvement includes leadership roles at the local, regional, and global levels of the organization. Mitnick has organized multiple TMA programs for her local chapter, TMA New Jersey. She also led the 2021 TMA Chapter & Individual Awards program, served in many leadership roles including Vice President of Conferences, Vice President of Chapter Relations, Chair and Vice Chair of Chapter Presidents Council, was a member of the Nominations Committee, and is currently a member of the TMA NOW (Network of Women) Committee to name a few.
“Jane’s dedication to TMA, and to the profession goes well beyond her work at the chapter and global level,” says TMA Global CEO Scott Y. Stuart, Esq. “She improves every program she touches and we’re looking forward to bringing her leadership and vision to the forefront of this organization,” adds Stuart.
Joining Mitnick, English, and Meek on the 2022 TMA Executive Board:
Corporate Secretary – Jonathan P. Reimche, PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc. LIT
VP – Certification – Brian F. Gleason, CTP, Phoenix Management Services
VP – Chapter Relations – Janine Figueiredo, Thomson Coburn Hahn & Hessen LLP
VP – Communications – Sally Barton, KeyBank
VP – Conferences – Rachael Smiley, Ferguson Braswell Fraser Kubasta PC
VP – Education – Scott Gautier, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
VP – Finance – Allen Wilen, CTP, EisnerAmper LLP
VP – International Relations – Vlad Năstase, Concilium Consulting
VP – Membership – Josef W. Mintz, Blank Rome LLP
Member-At-Large – William H. Henrich, Getzler Henrich & Associates LLC
Member-At-Large – D.J. Miller, Thornton Grout Finnigan LLP
Member-At-Large – Jennifer Meyerowitz, Stretto
Chapter Presidents Council (CPC) Chair – Pankaj Amin, SC Ventures
Chapter Resource & Response Council Chair (CRRC) – Steve Emerson, Dry Creek Capital Partners
Ex-Officio Member - Scott Y. Stuart, Esq.
Each of these board members is also part of the 2022 TMA Board of Trustees. The following members are additional Board of Trustees representatives:
Board of Trustees; One-Year Term
Steven F. Agran, CTP, Carl Marks Advisors
Mica Arlette, PricewaterhouseCoopers
John D. Baumgartner, Grant Thornton
Daniel A. DeMarco, Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP
Jennifer K. Faubion, Cairncross & Hempelmann
David E. Fraimow, LBC Credit Partners, Inc.
Thomas C. Goldblatt, CTP, Ravinia Capital LLC
Frank Grimaldi, Gordon Brothers
Allen G. Kadish, Archer & Greiner, P.C.
Kathryn B. McGlynn, AlixPartners LLP
Edward A. Phillips, CTP, Getzler Henrich & Associates LLC
Eva Ringelspacher, Restrukturierungspartner
Cynthia Romano, CTP, CohnReznick
Kenneth R. Yager, Newpoint Advisors Corporation
New or Re-Elected Board of Trustees’ Members; Two-Year Term
Jason L. Boland, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP
Kelly J. Bourassa, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Paul H. Deutch, Omni Agent Solutions
Hon. Jean K. FitzSimon, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge (ret.)
Evan B. Gonzalez, AIG
Michael S. Goodman, SSG Capital Advisors
Peter S. Hartheimer, Sherwood Partners
Richard S. Infantino, CTP, Deloitte
Suzanne Koenig, CTP, SAK Management Services, LLC
Jennifer E. Mercer, Paladin Management
John (Jack) O'Connor, Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Helsinger LLP
Anne K. O'Donnell, r2 advisors llc
Robert Patrick, SC&H Group, Inc.
Marc C. Sullivan, CTP, Phoenix Management Services
Bryce A. Suzuki, Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
Amy J. Swedberg, Maslon LLP
James E. Van Horn, Barnes & Thornburg LLP
In addition, the presidents of TMA’s North American Chapters and International Affiliates also serve as Trustees. This list is finalized in the New Year.
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