Daily News: October 3, 2013

Phoenix Management Names Senior Managing Director in Boston

Phoenix Management Services, a provider of sustainable, operationally focused solutions for middle-market companies in transition, announced the appointment of Martha E.M. “Marti” Kopacz as a senior managing director in its Boston, MA office.

Kopacz has more than 25 years of experience assisting stakeholders in analyzing business operations. She has led or participated in over 100 advisory and restructuring engagements. Prior to joining Phoenix, she founded Brant Point Advisors. Kopacz also co-founded and co-led the U.S. restructuring practice at Grant Thornton. Earlier in her career she was a principal with PricewaterhouseCoopers.

In her new role, Kopacz will advise companies, investors, lenders and other stakeholders in several industries, including retail, technology, business services, public sector and not for profit. She will also serve in crisis and interim management roles and provide strategic and transaction advisory services.

“Having Marti on our team further strengthens our ability to meet the challenges and diverse needs of our clients in a changing economic environment,” said Jim Fleet, senior managing director and shareholder of Phoenix. “She has such a wide breadth of industry and business sector experience coupled with a variety of service skill sets, that adding her to the team was much aligned with the services Phoenix has provided in the past and in the current marketplace. Marti is a great fit for Phoenix as we grow our service offerings and our firm.”

Phoenix Management Services provides turnaround, crisis and interim management, specialized advisory and operational due diligence services for both distressed and growth oriented companies.