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Carl J. Sekely

Managing Director

Detroit

Carl Sekely specializes in turnaround and crisis management including profit/cash flow enhancements, organizational/operational improvements, insolvency/bankruptcy matters, transactional matters, recapitalizations, business plan/enterprise evaluations, and liquidations both in and out of court.

His experience spans a wide range of industries including manufacturing, engineering, automotive, aerospace, telecommunications, municipalities and healthcare among others. He has served companies as an advisor as well as in the role of Chief Restructuring Officer and Chief Financial Officer.

He brings practical solutions to companies through his experience in cash management, financial analysis, financial forecasting, interim management, creditor negotiations, and restructuring plan development and execution.

Mr. Sekely represents both debtors and creditors. On the debtor side, he is accomplished in both the financial and operational aspects of corporate revitalization. On the creditor side, his recent casework includes serving as financial advisor to the syndicate of lenders of Old Carco (f/k/a Chrysler) to maximize recovery of the pre-petition $7 billion credit facility.

Mr. Sekely is a Certified Turnaround Professional (CTP), he’s a member of the Turnaround Management Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Association for Corporate Growth.

Previous Experience

Mr. Sekely also brings a unique perspective to his clients stemming from extensive experience as a private business owner. Prior to joining Conway MacKenzie, Mr. Sekely had more than fifteen years’ experience as a business owner and executive leading companies that provided engineering services and manufacturing throughout North America and Asia, including serving in the roles of Managing Member, President and Director/Officer.