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Gary T. Lizanich

CFO Services; Mergers & Acquisitions Due Diligence; Manufacturing Specialist

Gary T. Lizanich – has nearly 30 years of experience in Finance, Accounting, Purchasing and Operations Management with 15 years as Controller and CFO/VP Finance working with companies up to $120 million in revenues. He has managed cash flow analysis in distressed companies that involved preparation of 13 week rolling cash flow forecasts, loan BBC’s,...

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Jeff Hazell

Supply Chain and Six Sigma

Jeff is a seasoned leader, supply chain manager and Six Sigma Black Belt with over 30 years of experience in various consumer electronics, service environment, and government supply chains. He has managed many logistics turnarounds and has led a number of organizations in vastly improving operational performance using a DMAIC methodology. Jeff has also led...

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Jason Matsuura, CPA

CFO Services & Interim Management

Jason Matsuura has 20 years of senior financial management experience in both public and private companies. His finance and accounting background spans many different industries, some of which include: Consumer products High technology Automotive Manufacturing Real estate Jason also has expertise in the following specialized areas: Special situations, including bankruptcy Merger, acquisitions, and capital transactions...

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Sandra M. Chester

CEO and CRO Healthcare Management

Sandra Chester is a senior healthcare executive with over 30 years of management experience, including 13 years as a hospital chief executive officer for a large, publically traded hospital company. Sandi is also a registered nurse, which provides her the unique ability to assess the clinical milieu and efficiently adapt it to sound management principles....

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Thomas J. Pedersen


Thomas J. Pedersen brings broad, far-reaching skills in healthcare services, product development, marketing, and technical service areas. Tom’s experience and expertise include company/hospital imaging, therapy, and surgical joint-ventures; application generator software development; medical group development, assessment, operations, management, and turnarounds. He also has a deep understanding of entitlement program sponsored health center/clinic (e.g., Federally Qualified Health...

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Kathryn Tran, CPA

Bankruptcy Compliance; Litigation Support

Kathryn Tran is a CPA with a law degree and a bankruptcy case management specialist. She is a litigation services expert with sixteen years of a legal and financial analysis experience. Her cases have involved client management, developing and implementing case goals, scope, resources, and processes to align client needs and regulatory reporting requirements. Kathryn...

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Michael A. Slavens, CPA (inactive)

CFO Services – Consumer Goods, Manufacturing, Specialty Retail

Mike Slavens has over thirty years of finance, accounting, and operations experience as a 10-year Big 4 firm CPA, and senior executive – chief financial officer, Vice President/General Manager, and Controller. He has worked for PE, VC, and entrepreneur-owned middle market companies. As CFO, Mike has created and executed strategic plans while building efficient infrastructures...

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John Gorbutt

Principal Consultant, Operations and finance

John Gorbutt has over 30 years of senior level experience in both operations and finance. As Senior Director of Mergers and Acquisitions, he has executed more than 75 mergers & acquisitions. He has also served as a CFO for a medical distribution and service company and as Vice President of Operations for a national distribution...

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Jules H. Kamin


Dr. Jules Kamin is an expert on economic damages and economic/financial aspects of liability. He brings to the practice of forensic economics a unique combination of educational background, practical business and teaching experience, and a proven record of expert retention and testimony in over five hundred cases since 1987.He conducts economic and financial analyses and...

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Nicholas M. Testa Jr.


Nick is an experienced senior executive, consultant, and educator able to solve complex problems at both multi-billion dollar global firms and closely held entrepreneurial enterprises. Nick’s expertise spans the entire supply chain to include inventory, warehousing, logistics, and operations systems. He helps develop strategies, improve operations, minimize inventories, increase flow and efficiency, and maximize client...