Nathan is a Director with over ten years experience assisting clients with performance improvement initiatives, financial modeling and assessment, advertising and marketing analyses, due diligence, financial reporting, forecasting, strategic planning, cash flow modeling, and valuation analyses. Nathan has primarily advised companies in business service, retail, consumer product, hospitality and industrial verticals.
Nathan is also a member of the Board of Directors of a Dental Service Organization rollup which acquires dental practices in the Midwest and executes transition plans for the operators. In this capacity he oversees financial strategy including leverage and liquidity management, capital raising, and equity compensation programs.
Nathan’s hospitality experience includes assisting a leading timeshare company with long-range financial modeling and planning in support of a change of control process. Additionally, Nathan developed new analytics on its $1 billion loan portfolio, which helped identify performance improvement opportunities within the sales function to improve portfolio performance.
Nathan recently assisted with advising a group of syndicated lenders on amending a $100 million credit facility to a consumer product design and manufacturing company, resulting in reduced risk for the lenders and increased flexibility for the borrower.
In 2017 Nathan assisted with cash flow forecasting and liquidity management of a distressed retailer with over $1 billion in annual revenue. Nathan helped the company preserve sufficient liquidity to support a sale process and secure DIP financing resulting in a §363 sale and the preservation of a large number of locations.
Nathan has also performed business plan reviews and performance improvement assessments for various private equity sponsored businesses. These assessments have included financial performance reviews, sales and marketing analyses, variable compensation plan reviews, business consolidation models, and capacity and utilization analyses.
Prior to joining Mackinac Partners Nathan served in several finance roles including Director of Finance and Strategy for Mercury Media, the largest privately-owned, full service direct response media agency in the country, headquartered in Santa Monica, CA. In this role, Nathan was responsible for all finance planning and analysis, budgeting and reporting activities, revenue share partnerships, and M&A activity.
Nathan also served as a financial analyst and valuation specialist for several companies, including Hilco Global, Zweig Group and Axiom Valuation. He performed extensive valuations and financial assessments for going concern businesses as well as buy and sell-side M&A engagements, wind downs and liquidations.
Nathan received a BA in Economics and a BA in Psychology from Tufts University, Medford, MA, where he was also a Dean’s List award recipient.View Other Professionals