Greg Charleston, Senior Managing Director, leads Conway MacKenzie’s Atlanta regional office.
Since 1994, Mr. Charleston has offered financial advisory consulting, financial crisis services and interim management. He has extensive experience in various industries, including automotive, manufacturing, higher education, transportation, aviation, publishing, distribution, construction and health care. He has served as chief restructuring officer (CRO) and as interim CEO and CFO on several engagements.
Mr. Charleston served as CRO of Dippin’ Dots, a leading novelty ice cream maker, during its sale via a bankruptcy auction that generated proceeds to pay creditors. He was also CRO of a $200 million HVAC supplier and led the company through a successful out-of-court sale. Mr. Charleston served as CRO, CEO and chairman of the board of directors of a $100 million power supply service company. He managed the business through a state court receivership and successful sale through an active auction process. In addition to services provided to debtor companies, Mr. Charleston also has acted as lead advisor to senior lenders and bank groups related to distressed borrowers.
Mr. Charleston is a Certified Turnaround Professional, Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst. He is an active member of the turnaround community and financial industry. He also is on the board of directors of the Commercial Finance Association, Atlanta chapter; is the former president of the Atlanta chapter of the Turnaround Management Association; and is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the CFA Institute.
Before joining Conway MacKenzie in 2001, Mr. Charleston was Vice President of Finance with Thomson Gale, a major publishing firm. Prior to that, he was with Ernst & Young.