Engagements

Representative Clients

Manufacturing

Interim COO/CFO for Solus Industrial Solutions, LLC during its merger with Systemplast, Inc. to become the dominant manufacturer of injected molded plastic conveyor parts.

Chief Restructuring Officer of residential and commercial millwork company in Twin Cities

Technology and Internet

Chief Executive Officer of largest provider of online technology and fulfillment infrastructure for retailers in the custom framed art and wall decor markets. Customers included big box stores and leading catalog companies.

Chief Restructuring Officer of a full-service integrator of audiovisual solutions, IPTV solutions, and Cloud services.

Telecom

Acting President and Chief Administrative Officer of Telegroup, Inc., a $400 million publicly-traded alternative telecom serving both international and domestic markets.

Transportation

Led exit strategy for President of leading discount rent-a-car company, a $100 MM national heavy hauling and specialized trucking company headquarter in Missoula, Montana.

President of leading discount rent-a-car company.

Banking and Real Estate

Chief Restructuring Officer of commercial finance company retained to foreclose and market/sell over 900 resort, residential and commercial properties in Minnesota to cover $150 million of indebtedness.

Construction

Leader of building product company to enhance performance.

Consumer Products and Services

Chief Restructuring Manager of ThreeSixty Sourcing, Inc., $360 million provider of Asian outsourcing services

Led exit strategy for Aqua-Flo, largest provider of pumps in the spa industry

Agriculture

Interim Chief Operating Officer and Performance Improvement Manager for Color Spot Nurseries, the dominant provider of live plants to big box stores

Healthcare

Performance Improvement Manager for D&S Residential, Inc. – supported turnaround that results in 60% improvement in EBITDA in 6 months.

Representative Lenders of Company Clients

  • Fifth Third Bank
  • Trust Company of the West
  • Cerberus
  • Wells Fargo Foothills
  • Frost Bank
  • Prudential Capital
  • Associated Bank
  • GE
  • Madison Capital
  • US Bank
  • Sun America
  • Tri-Yar Capital
  • Berggruen Holdings
  • Baker Street Capital
  • Textron Financial
  • Patriot Capital
  • Harbert
  • Bank of Montreal
  • Entrust
  • Millennium Opportunity Fund
  • American Capital Strategies
  • Wilmington Trust

Cornerstone professionals have worked with the following law firms:

  • Skadden Arps
  • Latham & Watkins
  • Gibson Dunn
  • Sidley & Austin
  • Kirkland & Ellis
  • Paul Hastings
  • Felhaber
  • O’Melveny & Myers
  • Crowell & Moring
  • Porter Wright
  • Jones Day
  • Kelley Drye
  • Schulte Roth
  • Greenberg Traurig
  • Baker Donnelson
  • Milbank
  • Bryan Cave
  • Lowenstein
  • Patton Boggs
  • White and Case
  • Irell and Manella
  • Munger, Tolles
  • Stutman, Triester
  • Peitzman, Glassman
  • Caplin Drysdale
  • Covington
  • Stinson Morrison Hecker
  • McGuire Woods
  • Vedder Price
  • Pachulski Stang
  • Fredrikson and Byron