Senior sales executive joins Avant Advisory Group management consulting firm

AvantAdvisoryGroup SeniorSales

Newport Beach, California, December 24, 2009

Don McNamara, Certified Management Consultant (CMC), has joined the sales and revenues management and C-Suite, turnaround, and mergers and acquisitions practices of Avant Advisory Group (, a premier management consulting firm with a national practice. Mr. McNamara, a senior-level sales executive has over 30 years of Fortune 500 and middle market company experience across multiple industries that include consumer products, manufacturing, financial services, e-commerce, software developers, home builders, advertising, public relations, and professional firms.

Avant Advisory Group provides specialty services relating to: turnarounds, restructurings, crisis, insolvency and bankruptcy management; merger and acquisition advisory; and forensics and dispute resolution.

The firm also offers strategic, operational, and financial expertise to its clients with its CFO and C-Suite interim management services.

Jim Davidson, Managing Director of Avant Advisory Group said, “The goal of the firm’s practice in this area is to increase revenues, reduce costs, increase profitability, and improve cash flows for clients impacted by the recession.” Jim Davidson added, “Don McNamara’s exceptional senior level sales-related skills are invaluable for helping companies to operationally restructure while solidly repositioning them for the future. Don is particularly expert at development of sales business plans, accurate revenue forecasts, staffing and channel alignment, compensation and reward systems, and other tools that support company strategy and goals. He is superb at helping senior management achieve insight, leverage, and control over its revenue engines.” McNamara noted, “Avant’s team of top-notch professionals has outstanding expertise across a spectrum of specialized services. Avant Advisory Group is a firm comprised of high quality experts which aligns with my own experience and business focus. I am delighted and honored to be part of the Avant Advisory team.”

Mr. McNamara is a Certified Management Consultant and Adjunct Professor of Concordia University’s MBA program, and mentor of the Merage School of Business at the University of California Irvine. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with advanced studies from the University of California-Irvine Graduate School of Management.

To learn more about Don, his capabilities, and client accomplishments, please refer to Don’s bio.

About Avant Advisory Group

Avant Advisory Group is a professional services consulting firm with offices in Los Angeles, Newport Beach, San Francisco, and Santa Barbara, California. The firm is comprised of highly skilled strategic, operating, and financial executives. Avant’s consultants have decades of combined business, executive, and consulting experience and thousands of successful case studies. Its professionals come from some of the most prestigious consulting firms and companies.

Avant Advisory Group specializes in:

  • Mergers, acquisitions, and capital transactions
  • Turnarounds, restructurings, insolvency, and bankruptcy of companies in crisis
  • C-Suite executive and transition management: CFO, CRO, COO, CEO, and board of directors
  • Forensics, fraud investigations, and dispute resolution

Clients include public, middle-market, and emerging-growth companies across the country. Their management teams, investors, capital providers, and other professionals, including attorneys, trustees, creditor committees, secured lenders, and other parties in interest, all benefit from the firm’s services. Whether serving in interim management or advisory roles, Avant Advisory draws on its deep operational financial and operational experience to provide comprehensive services across the investment lifecycle. Front-end due diligence and post-merger and acquisition support, portfolio company evaluation, turnaround management, and exit advisory are only a few of these services. Avant Advisory Group’s mission is to leverage trust and confidence in its services, create value, and enhance each client’s success. The firm accomplishes this by helping clients improve profits, EBITDA, cash flows, and asset management. There is also no stronger advocate for each client than Avant whether it is by its forensics and dispute resolution support services, turnaround, restructuring, and crisis management expertise, merger and acquisition advisory services, or its profitability and operational improvement capabilities.

To learn more about Avant Advisory Group, please refer to or call James F. Davidson, CTP, CIRA, CPA/CFF, CM&AA at (714) 924 7888.

Media Contact: James F. Davidson, CTP, CIRA, CFE, CPA/CFF, CM&AA Managing Director Avant Advisory Group Newport Beach, CA (714) 924 7888