Daily News: May 6, 2019

Gordon Brothers Names Kopacz Chief Development Officer


Gordon Brothers has appointed Marti Kopacz as chief development officer.

Kopacz will build and lead marketing, business development, and corporate development, while creating and propelling new business opportunities. She will expand Gordon Brothers’ network of lenders, private equity professionals, investment bankers, and consultants to market Gordon Brothers’ full suite of products, expand market share, and open new sectors and service offerings.

“I am thrilled to welcome Marti to our management team,” said Kenneth Frieze, CEO of Gordon Brothers. “Marti is well positioned to help guide the firm’s strategic growth. Her established leadership in the industry will accelerate achievement of our expansion goals,” he added.

Before joining Gordon Brothers, Kopacz’s career included success in building professional service practices and leading high-profile client engagements as a senior financial advisor. Kopacz’s experience in the restructuring industry includes sectors important to Gordon Brothers’ growth, such as retail, technology, industrial equipment and manufacturing, and real estate. Kopacz has served as a chief restructuring officer, court-appointed expert, Chapter 11 trustee, and examiner.

Kopacz is an active member of industry-related organizations including the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI), the International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation, Turnaround Management Association (TMA), and the Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors. Kopacz has held the position of executive and senior advisor at PWC, Grant Thornton, and Phoenix Management Services.

Kopacz will be based out of Gordon Brothers’ Boston headquarters.