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Only mature and thoroughly experienced professionals
Each one of our partners and associates have at least 20+ years of experience and are experts in their fields. Some have owned their own companies. All of us have had positions with P+L responsibilities.  Our background encompasses a wide range of experience such as CEO, President, COO, General Manager, CFO, Controller, Board Member, or similar.

Erich  Stolz

Senior  Partner

Erich Stolz has been awarded the designation of a CTP - Certified Turnaround Professional. The CTP is the most difficult in the industry to achieve and is based on the results of an extensive interdisciplinary written exam, proof of practical experience, and letters of recommendations from satisfied clients. It is a tough designation to achieve: only about 700 individuals in the world hold the desired CTP designation.

Erich is an innovative and versatile senior turnaround executive with over 20 years of broad-based international experience in several industries. He has turned around and managed companies from $12 million to $600 million in every stage of their life cycle. As a turnaround specialist, he has focused on business operational and financial restructuring, crisis management, and strategic renewal. His primary emphasis is on creating value for shareholders, investors, owners, and all stakeholders. Erich holds several degrees including MBA, MS in Engineering Management, and BA in Accounting/Finance. He also completed all requirements for a CTP - Certified Turnaround Professional. Erich worked in Europe, is fluent in German, and has a basic understanding of the Dutch language.

A few example accomplishments:

    • Orchestrated the turnaround of three U.S. divisions for a European private equity firm – grew revenues by $50 million (from $156 million to $206 million) and improved EBITDA from a $3.59 million loss to a $8.52 million profit - an improvement of $12.1 million

    • Rebuilt a U.S.-based manufacturer from a struggling $12 million company with 0 profits and poor production value into a $74 million revenue and $12 million net profit high-growth company with lean operations and an aggressive market approach 

    • Transformed a $612 million public corporation with 6 manufacturing / operating divisions and spearheaded its subsequent sale to Bosch Automotive Group

    • For a Mercedes-Benz subsidiary, led the strategies that increased sales from $61 million to $289 million (375%), boosting profits from $0 to over $22 million

    • Within a $400 million private equity firm, rebuilt a steel fabrication company and boosted sales by 34% from $75 million to $101 million, turning a $2 million loss into a $6 million profit

    • Restructured a $345 million private equity firm with 11 portfolio companies, and successfully sold restructured group to Siemens (Europe)

Industry experience:

Distribution, Manufacturing, Industrial Services, Industrial Products, Machining Operations, Steel Fabrication, Technical + Engineering Services, Construction, Job Shop, Capital Equipment.

Other know-how:

Aggressive Growth Strategies, Bankruptcy, Strategic Issues, Operational and Strategic Turnaround, Financial Restructuring, Acquisitions, Mergers, Divestitures, Crisis Management, Interim CEO/COO/CFO.

AMA - American Management Advisors, Inc.

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