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Matt Thiede joined O’Keefe after 15 years of experience working in public accounting, manufacturing and service companies at all stages in their life cycle. He has extensive experience as a financial leader in acquisition due diligence, and subsequent integration in public and privately held businesses. Over the past eight years he has worked in three turnaround situations, two of which he served as the Director of Finance in private equity backed companies: Powermate Corporation and Knape & Vogt. His experience in negotiating complex credit facilities in this difficult credit market proves to be invaluable to his clients.
Matt is a CPA in the State of Illinois and holds a Bachelor of Science in accounting and a Master of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship from Kellstadt Graduate School of Business in Chicago, Illinois.