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Steven R. Wybo

Steven R. Wybo | Conway MacKenzie

Senior Managing Director,

Steve Wybo is a senior restructuring and management consulting professional with over 20 years’ experience in providing turnaround, reorganization, M&A and financial advisory services to distressed and underperforming companies and their constituents.

Steve applies his expertise in financial and operational management to clients in several fields, with a special emphasis in the automotive supply, automotive finance, asphalt, concrete & aggregates, consumer products, and real estate brokerage industries. He also is experienced in providing expert witness testimony in Chapter 11 proceedings and US Federal Court Receivership cases.

Mr. Wybo specializes in insolvency/bankruptcy matters, turnaround and crisis management, profit enhancement, mergers and acquisitions, business valuation, raising of debt/equity capital and liquidations both in and out of court. Mr. Wybo has also served as an interim Chief Financial Officer, Chief Restructuring Officer, interim Chief Operating Officer, Treasurer and Court Appointed Receiver for several middle market clients.

Mr. Wybo is a Certified Turnaround Professional (CTP), he is a member of the Turnaround Management Association, where he is a past President of the Board in the Detroit Chapter. He is also a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute. Additionally, in 2011, Mr. Wybo was selected as one of Turnarounds & Workouts “People to Watch: Business Professionals Making Their Mark” and was selected by Dbusiness Magazine as a member of the 2011 “Thirty in Their Thirties”.

Prior to joining Conway MacKenzie, Mr. Wybo was a Senior Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers where he specialized in financial service compliance, investment banking in technology and other service industries, and automotive industry financing, including debt offerings, securitizations, and private placements.

In The News
03/25/2020 Steve Wybo: U.S. set to grant automakers a lifeline — but no bailout – Reuters 03/12/2020 Steve Wybo: Fiat Chrysler Worker Tests Positive for COVID-19 in Indiana; Plant Remains Open – Reuters 09/19/2019 Steve Wybo: Supplier Nexteer warns of temporary layoffs due to GM strike – Crain’s Detroit Business 09/15/2019 Steve Wybo: Suppliers carry on with production, wait and watch UAW-GM talks – Crain’s Detroit Business 06/26/2019 Steve Wybo: $110 million investment pushes StockX value over $1 billion; e-commerce veteran named new CEO – Crain’s Detroit Business 06/02/2019 Steve Wybo: Proposed FCA-Renault merger could be suppliers’ feast, famine – Crain’s Detroit Business 03/05/2019 Steve Wybo: Conway MacKenzie SMD Talks Distress In The Auto Industry – Debtwire 02/14/2019 Steve Wybo: Auto suppliers at risk for earnings turbulence as steel tariffs go into play – Debtwire 02/03/2019 Steve Wybo: West Michigan auto suppliers ‘under threat’ from tariffs seek to pass costs along – MiBiz 01/17/2019 Steve Wybo: Trump tariffs force tough choices at U.S. auto suppliers – 11/25/2018 Steve Wybo: New CEO ready as auto supplier posed for growth – Crain’s Detroit Business 10/08/2018 Steve Wybo: October 8 Steve Wybo – 1380 AM WPHM 09/24/2018 Steve Wybo: In The Conference Room With Mark S. Lee And Company – 910AM Superstation 09/17/2018 Steve Wybo: Adient’s next CEO gets head start on turnaround – Plastics News 09/15/2018 Steve Wybo: Time of distress? Concerned auto suppliers seek turnaround help as challenges mount – MiBiz 06/17/2018 Steve Wybo: Assessing Adient’s future – Crain’s Detroit Business 04/13/2018 Financial consulting firm moves into West Michigan market – Grand Rapids Business Journal 04/11/2018 Conway MacKenzie opens Grand Rapids office – MiBiz 04/09/2018 Steve Wybo: Younkers plans to close Grandville store – MiBiz 12/01/2017 Steve Wybo: Cumulus Media seeks restructuring amid changing radio market – MiBiz 10/02/2017 Steve Wybo: Steward closes $2B acquisition of Iasis’ 18 hospitals – Modern Healthcare 09/01/2017 Steve Wybo: Determining a Practice’s Optimal Market Share – Ophthalmology Business 05/03/2017 Steve Wybo: Delphi to spin off powertrain division into separate $4.5 billion public company – Crain’s Detroit Business 04/30/2017 Steve Wybo: Spate of store closures spurs debt worries for retail property owners – MiBiz 01/25/2017 Steve Wybo: Art Van Furniture to be sold to private equity firm – Crain’s Detroit Business 01/22/2017 Steve Wybo: As possible trade rule changes loom, auto supply companies take wait-and-see approach – Crain’s Detroit Business 11/06/2016 Steve Wybo: American Axle to face new risks after Metaldyne grab – Crain’s Detroit Business 09/11/2016 Steve Wybo: Icahn’s Federal-Mogul bid likely part of profit plan – Crain’s Detroit Business 07/18/2016 Steven Wybo: Don’t gamble on materials prices – Automotive News 10/15/2015 Steve Wybo: Retail’s Burning Question: Trouble for Specialty Retailers? – WWD 05/29/2015 Steve Wybo: Comments on Retailer Gift Cards Following Bankruptcy – Detroit Free Press  04/27/2012 Steve Wybo: Automakers May have Dodged Resin Shortage Threat – Associated Press 04/22/2012 Steve Wybo: Parts Supply Practice is Fragile; Just-in-Time System Shows its Weak Links – Detroit Free Press 04/20/2012 Steve Wybo: Crises Make Automakers Rethink Lean Parts Supplies – Wall Street Journal