Collard Serves on Turnaround Management Association’s Past Chairmen’s Council

Released: January 19, 2008
Annapolis, MD  21403

Collard: Serves on the Past Chairmen's Council of the Turnaround Management Association

The Turnaround Management Association ( is the premier professional community dedicated to corporate renewal and turnaround management. The association represents multiple constituencies working in the bankruptcy, corporate renewal, investment, lending, turnaround, and restructuring industry. The association has developed a certification program to highlight those individuals who pass the rigorous examination and background reference check process: Certified Turnaround Professional ( Several professionals have demonstrated their leadership positions in the industry and stepped up to lead the association to the next level in its development cycle. Here is a list of the Past Chairpersons who have lead the TMA. John M. Collard, Strategic Management Partners, Inc. is proud to be among those who had the opportunity to lead the organization, and make a contribution to it's growth.

Past Chairmen of Turnaround Management Association (alphabetically):

Thomas J. Allison, CTP, Mesirow Financial Consulting, LLC, Chicago, Illinois

David L. Auchterlonie, CTP, The Scotland Group, Inc., Newport Beach, California

Gerald P. Buccino, CTP, Buccino & Associates, Inc., New York, New York

John Wm. "Jack" Butler, Jr., Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, Chicago, Illinois

Melanie Rovner Cohen, Quarles & Brady LLC, Chicago, Illinois

John M. Collard, CTP, Strategic Management Partners, Inc., Annapolis, Maryland

Colin P. Cross, Crystal Capital Fund, Chicago, Illinois

Peter Dusinberre

Randall S. Eisenberg, CTP, FTI Consulting, Inc., New York, New York

Holly Felder Etlin, CTP, Alix Partners LLP, New York, New York

William J. Hass, CTP, TeamWork Technologies, Northbrook, Illinois

Thomas D. Hays III, CTP, NachmanHaysBrownstein Inc., Narberth, Pennsylvania

F. Richard Matthews

Martin J. McKinley, Wells Fargo Business Credit, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota

Ward K. Mooney, Crystal Capital Fund, Boston, Massachusetts

Gilbert C. Osnos, CTP, CRG Partners, LLC, Stamford, Connecticut

John R. Rizzardi, Cairncross & Hempelmann, PS, Seatle, Washington

Peter L. Tourtellot, CTPAndersen, Bauman, Tourtellot, Vos & Company, Greensboro, North Carolina

The Firm: Strategic Management Partners, Inc.

Strategic Management Partners, Inc. is a nationally recognized turnaround management, corporate renewal governance and equity capital investing firm. Helping clients support litigation, recover assets, restore value to troubled portfolio companies, prepare entities for 'cash out' at maximum value, interim executive leadership, and invest private equity in underperforming distressed troubled opportunities. Advisors to Presidents Bush(41 and 43), Clinton, and Yeltsin, World Bank, EBRD, Company Boards, and Equity Capital Investors on leadership, governance, turnaround management and equity investing. Turnarounds & Workouts Magazine has twice named SMP among the Top Outstanding Turnaround Management Firms. SMP was named 2007 Maryland Small Business of the Year and received the Governor's Citation as a special tribute to honor their selection from Governor Martin J. O'Malley, The State of Maryland.


John M. Collard is Chairman of Annapolis, Maryland-based Strategic Management Partners, Inc. (410-263-9100, ) and specializes in interim executive leadership, asset recovery, corporate renewal governance, and investing in underperforming distressed troubled companies. He is Past Chairman of the TMA, a Certified Turnaround Professional, and brings 35 years senior C-Level operating leadership, $85M asset recovery, 40+ transactions worth $780M+, and $80M fund management expertise to run troubled companies, and advise company boards, litigators, institutional and private equity investors.



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Annapolis, MD   21403
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