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John Pencak

Managing Director

As managing director, John Pencak is responsible for client relationships and project execution across multiple services.

Riveron thrives at helping businesses capitalize on opportunities and optimize performance. Our talented professionals are focused on creating value across the business ecosystem and are passionate about teaming with clients to drive leading market outcomes.
Strategic Partner. Michigan Wolverine. Investor.


John Pencak has 25 years of financial advisory experience in interim management, cost management and performance optimization strategies, and mergers and acquisitions. John serves as an advisor to private equity investors, lenders, large multinational corporations, and privately held middle market companies. His responsibilities have included interim management, performance improvement assignments, acquisitions and divestitures, and post-merger integration projects. John has extensive experience in a wide range of industries, including automotive, industrials, metals, business services, and consumer products and his geographic experience includes advising clients on transactions and restructurings in Africa, Europe, North America, and South America. 

Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, University of Michigan
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified in Financial Forensics
  • Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor