Alan works across the Supply Chain in operations improvement, cost reduction and turnarounds. He has considerable experience in the assessment, redesign, and implementation of activity improvement in a variety of organizations, processes, and systems. He was formerly a senior consulting manager at PwC/IBM and director of consulting at Cognizant Technology Solutions. He has also held turnaround/interim executive positions in a variety of client situations.
Prior to becoming a consultant, Alan held engineering, management, and executive positions in public and private companies in the aerospace, medical electronics and automation equipment industries. He has undergraduate degrees in liberal arts and industrial engineering as well as an MBA from Northwestern University.
Shepherd Partners provided our firm with perspective and coaching we simply couldn’t find anywhere else. He lent a skillful hand to negotiations with creditors and government agencies…
VP-Finance, Commercial Data Systems, Inc.
Cristi Hoffman, Owner
Designed Alloy Products, Inc., Alloy Rod Products, Inc., Stainless River, LTD.
…brought all of the parties to the table and laid out the framework for a restructuring that made sense…
Managing Director; Fifth Third Bank Structured Finance Group
…leading directly to the company’s and the lenders’ recovery of their entire investment…
Another time, his team successfully navigated a foreclosure process and the debtor’s bankruptcy and sale. The situation demanded firmness in dealing with the company’s uncooperative senior executives and delicateness in managing employees, vendors, and customers…Madison Capital accomplished a 100% recovery of its loan and interest….
Managing Director-Special Assets Group Manager, Madison Capital Funding/New York Life
…when I brought Tony into situations to help the largest as well as smaller banks, our clients have been very satisfied.
Daryl Diesing, Creditor Rights Attorney, Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C.
…consistent responsiveness, speed, and effectiveness…a tough negotiator but not combative, which is key to a successful outcome…
Jeffrey Arnesen, Director, Houlihan Lokey
…keen awareness of and balanced approach…His professionalism and commitment gained the respect of these competing interests and resulted in an award-winning transaction…
Attorney, Manty & Associates
Everything he said he was going to do and promises made, he came through. I have since recommended him to other companies in need of a “turnaround professional” consultation. I truly admire his innate ability to tackle such immense challenges with style, grace, and ethics.
Sales Manager, Cardinal Glass
He not only identifies the problems that the business is facing, but he presents alternative solutions and the reasons behind his recommendations.
Stephen T. Bobo
His level headed teams keep focused on the goals, move fast, pay attention to details and don’t get derailed by distracting issues that we see in the Distressed space…works collaboratively to deliver exceptional results.
Managing Partner, Craft Partners
…would highly recommend Shepherd to any closely- held business like ours that might be going through significant trials and tribulations…
…successfully guided us through a very tumultuous restructuring of our family company’s financial structure and leadership & governance organization…same expert and caring guidance to that situation as he did in his previous engagement with my family’s company…
President, M.A.Gedney and SVP New Business Ventures, Bellisio Foods
Tony did an excellent job serving as independent director for a distressed company. His sophistication and discernment in the board deliberation process were very valuable.
Attorney, SNR Dentons