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Gregory A. Charleston

Senior Managing Director


Greg Charleston, Senior Managing Director, leads Conway MacKenzie’s Atlanta office and also leads the firm’s Healthcare Advisory Services Group.

Mr. Charleston’s healthcare experience has involved hospital, home care, diagnostic imaging, medical equipment and other healthcare service organizations. Mr. Charleston also has extensive experience in various other industries, including transportation, aviation, publishing, government, distribution, construction and automotive. 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, through its sale via a bankruptcy auction in order to generate 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.

Mr. Charleston is a Certified Turnaround Professional, Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst. He is a member of the Turnaround Management Association, American Bankruptcy Institute, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the CFA Institute. Mr. Charleston is the president of the Atlanta chapter of the Turnaround Management Association.

Previous Experience

Before joining Conway MacKenzie, Mr. Charleston was Vice President of Finance with Thomson Gale, a major publishing firm. Prior to that, Mr. Charleston was with Ernst & Young, where he provided consulting services in the areas of corporate restructuring and reorganization, mergers and acquisitions, and business and asset valuation.

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on an Atlanta Not-For-Profit’s Finances in CBS Article
10/10/2014 Gregory Charleston Weighs in on For-Profit Colleges and Chapter 11 03/07/2014 Gregory Charleston Weighs In on Clayton Hospital Seeking Taxpayer Help 03/07/2014 Gregory Charleston Shares Insights on Large Clayton Hospital Seeking Financial Relief 02/18/2014 Gregory Charleston Shares Insights on Coca-Cola 12/31/2013 Greg Charleston Shares Insights on Stratus Alliance 10/01/2013 Salespeople in Operating Room Pose Risks, Require Vetting and Guidelines 07/31/2013 Gregory Charleston Interviewed about Bankruptcy by FOX 5 Atlanta 07/11/2013 Atlanta Consultant Sees ‘Silver Lining’ in Detroit Bankruptcy 06/28/2013 Justice Department Taking Depositions in American-US Airways Merger 05/08/2013 Conway MacKenzie Once Again Named Among Atlanta’s Best And Brightest Companies To Work For 03/08/2013 Largest Georgia Companies to Boost Capital Spending 12/23/2012 Atlanta Execs See Hiring Uptick: Nearly 45% of Area CFOs Expect to Add Jobs Next Year 11/28/2012 Are Things Looking Up for American Airlines? 11/07/2012 YOUR MONEY – Kodak Retirees Face Big Losses, New Choices 05/03/2012 Conway MacKenzie’s Consult Saved Jobs, Gave Company Fresh Start 03/07/2012 Dippin’ Dots Bankruptcy Judge OKs CRO Coke to Amp Up Marketing in Face of Earnings Slump