Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association Announces 2013 Officers and Directors

Dec 04, 2012, 12:38 ET from The Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA)

CHICAGO, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) has announced its Officers and Board of Directors for 2013.  Kevin A. Krakora, Mesirow Financial Consulting LLC, has been elected president. Daniel P. Wikel, Huron Consulting Group, is now president-elect. 

Joining Krakora and Wikel as 2013 officers are Ryan Jaskiewicz, 12five Capital, vice president, communications; John Kemp, Wolverine Partners, vice president, education;  Aaron Hammer, Sugar, Felsenthal, Grais & Hammer LLP,  vice president, programming; Robert Stegmann, Wells Fargo Bank,  treasurer and Barb Yong, Golan & Christie LLP, secretary. 

New directors elected to serve three-year terms are Peter Roberts, Shaw Fishman Glantz & Towbin LLC; David Enghauser, Cole Taylor Bank and Mark Leipold, Gould & Ratner, LLP.  Suzanne Koenig, SAK Management Services; Carl Lane, Willow Tree Consulting and Bernadette Baron, Baron Business Consulting were elected to the chapter's Memorial Scholarship Foundation Board.

"In 2012, we worked hard to create events that enhanced the value of both membership and sponsorship and appealed to a broader range of attendees," said Harold Israel, 2012 President. "We focused on providing programming unique to our association that offered measurable value to our members. It has been an honor to serve as president and lead the chapter through these developments."

"As we look forward, we will continue to solidify our position as the leading professional development organization for corporate renewal and turnaround professionals, as well as serving as a resource on current events, trends and related business issues that affect our industry," stated Krakora. 

About TMA Chicago/Midwest
The Chicago/Midwest Chapter of The Turnaround Management Association is one of the largest, fastest-growing chapters of the only international non-profit association dedicated to corporate renewal and turnaround management. Incorporated in 1991, the award-winning 1,000-member Chicago/Midwest Chapter will be celebrating its 22nd year of serving its community. Its active membership participates in more than 30 events annually including educational workshops, networking programs, forums, and conferences.  For more information about the organization and membership, visit

Established in 1988, TMA Global has more than 9,000 members in 40 chapters worldwide, including 28 in the U.S., two in Canada, and one in Australia, Finland, France, Germany, India, Japan, New Zealand, Southern Africa, Taiwan and the UK, as well as chapters forming in Hong Kong, Italy, Spain and Austria.

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