Mackinac Partners


James A. Weissenborn

James A. Weissenborn

Founder and Managing Partner

Jim has over 30 years of executive leadership experience including positions as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Restructuring Officer of many national, international, public and private corporations. Jim has also …

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Bloomfield Hills, MI Download V-Card
Todd J. Zelek

Todd J. Zelek

Chief Operational Officer

Todd provides a wealth of experience advising clients on M&A activities, capital raising, restructuring and value enhancing strategy development. He has over 30 years of business experience as an operator, investor, director, financial advisor and investment banker …

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Santa Monica, CA Download V-Card
Keith A. Maib

Keith A. Maib

Senior Managing Director

Keith co-leads Mackinac Partners’ Financial Restructuring, Transaction Advisory and Private Equity practice areas and plays a key role in the delivery of our service offerings across these areas including M&A/transaction services, Sell-side advisory, interim management, PE …

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Nishant Machado

Nishant Machado

Senior Managing Director

Nishant has extensive business, finance and restructuring experience including positions as interim COO, Lead Restructuring Advisor and senior financial officer for turnaround clients and public and private corporations. A Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor, Nishant’s finance …

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Santa Monica, CA
Gregory J. Suhajda

Gregory J. Suhajda

Senior Managing Director, Business Intelligence Division

Greg is the President of the Mackinac Partners Business Intelligence Division and manages the Company’s service capabilities for corporate due diligence, investigations, cyber security and business intelligence. Greg brings more than 20 years of experience within …

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Melissa S. Kibler

Melissa S. Kibler

Senior Managing Director

Melissa has more than 25 years of experience providing financial advisory, restructuring and turnaround management services to Fortune 500 and mid-sized companies and their stakeholders. She also has extensive investigative, litigation and valuation experience, including insolvency-related …

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Michael Nowlan

Michael Nowlan

Senior Managing Director

Michael has over 25 years of strategic, financial and turnaround and restructuring advisory experience. He has served in numerous C-level interim management roles including CEO, CFO and CRO, where he has provided strategic, financial and operational …

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Howard S. Lanznar

Howard S. Lanznar

Senior Advisor

Howard is a Senior Advisor who has over 35 years of experience leading companies, Boards of Directors, clients, creditors and debtors in strategic advisory, M&A activities, joint ventures and integration, litigation matters, turnarounds and restructurings, distressed …

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John Bittner

John Bittner

Senior Managing Director

John has over twenty-five years of strategic, financial and operational restructuring advisory experience. He has served as a lead restructuring advisor, interim CEO, CFO , CRO  and Senior VP in representing numerous companies, creditor groups and  …

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Kevin P. Bruce

Kevin P. Bruce

Senior Managing Director

Kevin has more than 30 years of proven experience in leading private and public corporations in market growth and restructuring initiatives. Having served as a senior executive for a number of top companies including Dunkin’ Donuts …

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Kevin M. Cronin

Kevin M. Cronin

Senior Managing Director, Business Intelligence Division

Kevin is a highly credentialed intelligence and security professional with over 23 years of hands-on experience providing public corporations, private companies, government agencies, and dignitaries with security, intelligence, investigative and law enforcement services. Kevin has served …

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Scott Bailey

Scott Bailey

Managing Director - Digital Forensics and Cyber Security

Scott has over 28 years of experience in digital forensics, cyber security, eDiscovery, risk management and incident response. He is nationally recognized, specializing in sophisticated and complex technology investigations. Scott has consulted for Fortune 500 companies …

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Matthew A. Beresh

Matthew A. Beresh

Managing Director

Matt has almost 20 years of experience in providing financial and operational advisory services to distressed organizations. Matt joined Mackinac Partners in 2002 and focuses his work on corporate restructurings and mergers and acquisitions, leveraging complex …

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Craig Boucher

Craig Boucher

Managing Director

Craig has more than 20 years of financial restructuring, strategic advisory and operational turnaround experience, including serving in C-level executive, interim management and lead restructuring advisor roles for companies facing a variety of complex situations including …

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Washington, DC
Michael K. Brennan

Michael K. Brennan

Managing Director

Mike has over 25 years of management, operations and restructuring experience including positions as COO, Senior Vice President, and Lead Restructuring Advisor for turnaround clients and public and private corporations. Mike has extensive finance, restructuring, operations, …

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Bloomfield Hills, MI
Jared Dougherty

Jared Dougherty

Managing Director

Jared has more than 20 years of experience driving corporate growth, brand and market expansion initiatives and has served in integral roles for leading companies during brand turnarounds and development across food and beverage, apparel, sports …

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Bob Krawczyk

Bob Krawczyk

Managing Director, Business Intelligence Division

Bob is a Managing Director in the Business Intelligence Division with more than 20 years of experience in accounting and controls, fraud and forensics, and financial reporting. As a Certified Public Accountant, Bob has an extensive …

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Matthew Pascucci

Matthew Pascucci

Managing Director

Matt has more than 15 years of experience providing financial advisory, restructuring and turnaround services to large and middle market companies and their stakeholders.  Matt’s practice has primarily focused on assisting companies stabilize operations, improve performance …

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Bianca Guidry

Bianca Guidry

Director

As a technology and marketing executive, Bianca has worked with a cross section of global companies to leverage technology to drive innovation, connect with consumers and grow sales across industries. She has led enterprise level integrated …

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George Henderson

George Henderson

Director

George has a diverse background in commercial and residential real estate. His experience spans a broad spectrum of transactions from underwriting residential and commercial distressed debt and REO deals to developing a residential resort community in …

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Nathan Klepacki

Nathan Klepacki

Director

Nathan is a Director with considerable expertise in financial modeling and assessment, due diligence, financial reporting, accounting, forecasting, strategic planning, cash flow modeling, and valuation analysis for M&A, business development and asset-based lending purposes. Nathan has …

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Kyle Koger

Kyle Koger

Director

Kyle has been instrumental in managing distressed public and private companies through turnarounds and restructurings, including Chapter 11 proceedings and out-of-court workouts for large restaurant/retail chains,  insurance, energy and manufacturing companies and real estate portfolios. Kyle’s restaurant …

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Santa Monica, CA
Matthew Lapish

Matthew Lapish

Director

Matthew has significant experience developing financial solutions and driving value for clients and senior management across the investment banking, media and communications, technology, health care, energy, and private equity sectors. Matthew has helped deliver restructuring plans, …

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Kyle Liebentritt

Kyle Liebentritt

Director

Kyle is a Director with considerable expertise in turnaround and restructuring, due diligence, cash flow modeling and liquidity management, bankruptcy and liquidation advisory, performance improvement, financial analysis and reporting, budgeting and forecasting, strategic growth initiatives, and …

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Andrew McBride

Andrew McBride

Director

Andrew is a Director with considerable expertise in financial analysis, due diligence, corporate finance and accounting, cash flow modeling, financial analysis including LBO, DCF, APV, and M&A Comps, credit and debt instruments, sell-side and buy-side valuations, …

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Alden Reid

Alden Reid

Director

Alden is a Director with considerable expertise in financial analysis, due diligence, corporate finance, cash flow modeling, and sell-side and buy-side transactions. Alden has extensive experience performing in-depth company valuations, market and sector analysis, company purchase …

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Danny Arnaout

Danny Arnaout

Associate

Danny is an associate with strong experience in financial advisory including financial modeling, due diligence, capital restructuring and lender negotiations, credit and portfolio risk analysis, investment banking instruments, and transaction advisory support across key industries including …

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James Krueger

James Krueger

Associate

James has more than 5 years of financial advisory, due diligence, and strategic and transactional M&A advisory experience across a broad range of industries and business organizations including financial services firms, investment banking firms, private equity …

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Santa Monica, CA
Matthew Rouse

Matthew Rouse

Associate

Matt is an Associate with considerable expertise in financial analysis, debt restructuring, loan and portfolio analysis, cash flow modeling, due diligence, credit and debt instruments and analysis, portfolio and product assessments, financial reporting, credit management, risk …

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Spencer Levy

Spencer Levy

Associate

Spencer is an Associate with considerable expertise in financial modeling and assessment, due diligence, sell-side M&A transactions, valuations, distressed debt and liquidity analysis, company/portfolio investment performance assessments, and private equity investment pooling, analysis and credit underwriting. …

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Patrick Waite

Patrick Waite

Associate

Patrick is an Associate with considerable expertise in company and investment valuation analysis, financial modeling, financial reporting, accounting and auditing, and leveraged loan, distressed debt and private equity investment assessments. Patrick has experience working directly with …

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Katherine Johnston

Katherine Johnston

Senior Intelligence Analyst, Business Intelligence Division

Katherine is a Senior Intelligence Analyst with the Business Intelligence Division of Mackinac Partners. She has a strong background in open source intelligence (OSINT), investigative research, business and psychology. Katherine has performed intern work for the …

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Alex Reardon

Alex Reardon

Analyst

Alex is an analyst with strong experience in financial analysis and modeling, credit risk management, financing and lending, equity transactions, cash management and cash flow analysis, and recapitalizations and loan modifications to support restructuring, acquisitions and …

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Dallas, TX
Garett Johnson

Garett Johnson

Analyst

Garett is an analyst with strong expertise in financial modeling, financial assessment/due diligence, accounting, tax, back-office operations, real estate management and online sales and marketing. Garett has worked on many financial assessment and operational projects including …

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Dallas, TX
Hannah Phillips

Hannah Phillips

Intelligence Analyst, Business Intelligence Division

Hannah is an Intelligence Analyst with the Business Intelligence Division of Mackinac Partners. She has strong experience in background investigations, human resources, security initiatives, health and safety programs, and psychology. Hannah spent a year with the …

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Jin Velasco

Jin Velasco

Senior Administrative Assistant

Jin is a Senior Administrative Assistant with more than 20 years of billing management, back-office administration, paraprofessional services, marketing support and business analysis experience.  Jin provides a variety of services for the firm including client engagement …

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Liz Smith

Liz Smith

Executive/Backoffice Assistant

Liz is an executive and backoffice assistant with Mackinac Partners. Liz supports Mackinac Partners personnel in their corporate travel, expense processing, and logistics support in addition to serving as an executive assistant at the Bloomfield Hills …

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Michelle Hansen

Michelle Hansen

Director of Finance

Michelle has over 11 years of extensive financial and accounting experience and supports the financial operations of Mackinac Partners, its portfolio companies and a wide variety of clients. She specializes in all aspects of financial accounting …

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Steve L. Weissenborn

Steve L. Weissenborn

Chief Information Officer

Steve has 29 years of cross-industry strategic advisory, IT leadership, technology development, web and media services, and business re-engineering experience, including fourteen years with global consulting firm Accenture. He has served as a technology and enterprise …

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