Financial Poise

Dave Mack

Dave Mack CTP, has extensive experience in working with management and boards of directors at financially distressed organizations, helping them achieve successful outcomes and meet the needs of both shareholders and creditors. His diverse background includes working as an operating executive, a financial executive and an investment banker, serving both as a turnaround professional and a financial adviser. Before founding Pathfinder, he was a managing director at Morris Anderson, a senior managing director with Mesirow Financial Consulting, and managing partner of White Oak Group.

During his successful restructuring experience, his roles have included CEO, president, CFO, chief restructuring officer and special adviser and consultant to the board of directors. His clients include The Wisconsin Cheeseman, Senco Products, West Irving Die Castings,, Metro Financial Services, Quest Industries, , Salerno Cookie, Wisconsin Tool & Stamping, Arkay Industries and MacCal Management Inc.

Mack founded Mack Resources, a private investment firm, and was president and chief operating officer at LPI Corporation, a Michigan office furniture and automotive supplier. He also has been director of new business development and corporate controller at Allnet Communications Services Inc., a $400 million public telecommunications company, and was manager, corporate finance at GTE Corporation.

A certified turnaround professional (CTP), Mack is a recent past president of the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association — the largest chapter in the organization — and a director of the Association’s International Board. Other recent directorships have included Arnold Defense and Electronics, Appliance Control Group, The Wisconsin Cheeseman and Salerno Cookie.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and economics from Ohio Wesleyan University and a master’s degree in finance from New York University Graduate School of Business.