Carl Marks Advisory Group announced that Charles Boguslaski, a managing director at the firm, has been recognized by The M&A Advisor as one of the 2013 40 Under 40 Recognition Award winners. The awards program was established to promote mentorship and professional development among emerging business leaders.

Boguslaski has more than 14 years of financial restructuring and investment banking experience. In his role at Carl Marks, he is responsible for mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity capital raises and financial restructurings. He has advised on assignments across a wide range of industries and provided valuations, fairness opinions, and expert testimony analyses representing public and private companies, boards of directors, creditor groups and investors.

Boguslaski’s recent engagements include running a §363 process and providing bankruptcy testimony for the Monitor Group, a global management consulting firm with approximately 1,200 personnel, and representing the senior first lien lenders in more than $200 million credit facility in the Exide Technologies bankruptcy.

“It is a great honor to be recognized by this prestigious organization and chosen by its distinguished panel of judges for my work at Carl Marks,” said Boguslaski. “I’m extremely pleased to be considered an emerging leader who provides high-quality service to clients and positively impacts and advances the industry.”

Boguslaski received the award on October 1 at The M&A Advisor Awards Gala, held at the New York Athletic Club in Manhattan, in conjunction with the 2013 Emerging Leaders Summit. The event brings together M&A industry leaders with mentors and other influencers within the business community to discuss current trends in corporate development and celebrate the achievements of up-and-coming professionals who have reached a significant level of success before the age of 40.