Hank Waida is a Managing Director with Equity Partners HG, a boutique investment banking firm located in Easton, Maryland. Hank has been in the industry since 1996 and his specialties include business analysis, marketing, complex deal structure, contract negotiations, creditor interfacing, 363 sale facilitation, Article 9 sales, DIP financing, court testimony, and joint venture partnerships. Hank has worked on over 90 engagements in a variety of manufacturing industries including pharmaceutical, metal processing, biofuel, food, window, wood frame, candle and textile, as well as apparel distribution, energy, meat packing and single asset real estate, both in and out of bankruptcy. He has recently completed the sale of a multifamily property portfolio operating under an approved plan of reorganization. Hank has testified in and had transactions approved in numerous bankruptcy courts across the country. He is an active member, author and upcoming speaker for the American Bankruptcy Institute, and an active member of the Turnaround Management Association.