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Brian Connors

Managing Director, Conway MacKenzie

As a managing director in Detroit, Brian Connors leads interim management, restructuring, and litigation services engagements for the firm.

In our interim CFO roles, Conway MacKenzie professionals are nimble, ultraresponisve, and provide an unvarnished pinpoint assessment with high value-add solutions for any client situation.
Long distance runner. Family Man. Detroit Tigers baseball fanatic.

Background

Brian directs out-of-court turnarounds as well as Chapter 11 reorganizations. He is accomplished in accounting/finance, forensic accounting/litigation support, crisis management and bankruptcy issues, and regularly provides financial, operational, and strategic assistance to distressed companies. Brian also serves in the role of court-appointed receiver. In recent years, he has primarily been providing his private equity clients with interim CFO services for their portfolio companies in all stages of investment, including initial investment/divestiture/carve-out stages, profit enhancement/performance improvement activities during middle stages, and favorably positioning and presenting company for exit in later stages.

Within these assignments, Brian and other Conway MacKenzie professionals typically provide a broad range of services to the client, including financial and situational analysis, cash flow forecasting, strategic planning, implementation of value-add financial tools/metrics, and coordination of tactical discussions with the company’s stakeholders, including secured lenders.

Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Finance and Accounting, University of Michigan
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified Turnaround Professional
  • Accredited in Business Valuation