Dino Tsitsis joined Silverman Consulting in 1999 bringing a wide range of turnaround and mergers and acquisitions experience. During his time with Silverman Consulting, Mr. Tsitsis has helped numerous clients improve profitability and liquidity through implementing changes in operations, better pricing strategies, reduced expenses, and other initiatives. He has also advised and negotiated the sale of healthy and distressed companies in businesses such as office equipment, paintballs and related equipment, telephone pole transformers, graphic arts, plastic extrusion, timer and outdoor lighting manufacturing, aerospace and automotive tooling, and livestock/food processing.
Mr. Tsitsis has assisted large and small companies return to profitability including a $150 million Tier 2 automotive supplier, a $10 million advertising agency, a $700 million promotional products designer and distributor, and a $40 million manufacturer and distributor of industrial and consumer timers, pool and spa controls, and outdoor lighting.
He leads and is actively involved in all aspects of turnaround engagements by helping clients assess short and long term cash flow; negotiate with secured and unsecured creditors; improve product, customer, and business unit profitability and develop long term strategy. In addition to helping clients turn around their operations, Mr. Tsitsis has also assisted them in their M&A activities. He has assembled Confidential Offering Memoranda, researched potential buyers, assisted buyers in due diligence efforts and negotiated purchase and sale agreements. Mr. Tsitsis has acted as Interim CEO and Interim CFO for numerous clients and sits on the Board of Directors for Brook Furniture Rental.
Mr. Tsitsis assists clients, when necessary, through insolvency situations including Chapter 11s, Chapter 7s, Assignments for the Benefit of Creditors , and UCC (Article 9) sales and proceedings.
Prior to joining Silverman Consulting, Mr. Tsitsis was a turnaround consultant with The Caledonia Group and an investment banking analyst and associate with John Nuveen & Company and First Chicago Capital Markets. Prior to his career in investment banking, Mr. Tsitsis served in the United States Air Force.
Mr. Tsitsis received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Michigan and his Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago. In his spare time Mr. Tsitsis is a flight instructor teaching aerobatics, practices Krav Maga and he also scuba dives.