David C. Finkbiner, CTP, ABV, CPA
David Finkbiner has consulted to over 195 privately held companies in turnarounds, reorganizations, strategic planning, operations, information systems and financial management.
He is skilled in engineering and implementing
strategic, operational, and financing plans to turnaround and grow business
enterprises. Over the past 30 years, David has managed 38 turnarounds and 45
under performing client engagements.† In
2006, he became the first and only Wisconsinite to win the Turnaround
Management Associationís coveted Turnaround of the Year Award; he is only the
third person from the entire
In addition to engineering turnarounds, he has negotiated more than 22 mergers, acquisitions and business sales, and has valued over 60 companies.† On more than 20 different occasions, he has testified as an expert witness on valuation and other business matters.
Davidís depth of experience covers a wide variety of industries including manufacturing, construction, distributing, retail, and service.† He is particularly strong in manufacturing where he has consulted to more than 70 different companies with a concentration in lumber and wood products, paper and paper converters, cheese plants, machine shops, metal fabricators, and machinery producers.
He founded the Firm in 1978.† During 2000-2002, he also contracted as a
Regional Director with Morris Anderson & Associates, a national turnaround
consulting firm.† Prior to 1978, David
was hired to manage the consulting division for Ernst & Young in
He holds MBA and BS degrees from