Mackinac Partners

Our People

Our team of professionals is comprised of individuals with extensive strategic, financial, and operational leadership experience across a variety of industries and markets. Many Mackinac Partners professionals have held senior management positions including CEO, CFO, and CRO, with major national and international public and private corporations. Others on our team have served in leadership roles with leading national and international financial advisory firms or with federal and local law enforcement agencies.

Matthew Lapish
Director

Melissa S. Kibler
Senior Managing Director

George Henderson
Director

Matthew A. Beresh
Managing Director

Howard S. Lanznar
Senior Advisor

Bob Krawczyk
Managing Director, Business Intelligence Division

James A. Weissenborn
Founder and Managing Partner

Keith A. Maib
Senior Managing Director

Robert Relief
Associate

Nathan Klepacki
Director

Alex Reardon
Analyst

Our client’s operating environments are complex and their industries are diverse. Our professionals are well-versed to provide deep industry and financial consulting expertise, and to deliver analytical and creative solutions that help our clients achieve sustainable results.

Encompassing both the public and private sectors, our professionals have completed international transactions across a breadth of industries including: Automotive; Banking and Finance; Consumer Products; Entertainment, Sports and Recreation; Financial Services; Food Services; Home Building and Manufactured Housing; Leisure and Hospitality; Manufacturing and Industrial; Retail; and Trucking and Transportation.

Each of our Principals has greater than 25 years of career experience in financial operations management, financial advisory consulting or C-level experience, and our Managing Directors and Directors average greater than 15 years of finance and strategy related work experience.

We fully understand the importance of establishing strong partnering relationship with our clients and are diligent in staffing each engagement with professionals that possess the requisite experience, skills and leadership to promote and achieve our client’s objectives.

In addition to serving in C-Level industry roles, many of our professionals are CPA’s, Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors (CIRA) and active members of leading professional organizations, including American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI), Turnaround Management Association (TMA), International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC), and American Resort Development Association (ARDA). Our professionals have also been published in leading periodicals that include CFO Magazine, Crain’s Business Journal, and Resort Trades and have served as panelists for Harvard Business School Turnaround Conferences, ARDA, and TMA.

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