MorrisAnderson promoted Steven F. Agran to principal and shareholder. Agran, based in New York City, oversees MorrisAnderson’s Northeast/Mid-Atlantic practice. Agran formerly served as a managing director.
In his eight years at MorrisAnderson, Agran has led restructuring, turnaround and interim management projects for financially distressed companies across food services, trucking, distribution, manufacturing, consumer products and retail.
He specializes in family-run businesses, and in 2015 he assumed the chief executive and chief restructuring officer role at Dell’s Cherries, a family-owned maraschino cherry producer based in New York, to help oversee a major leadership transition. Agran also oversaw the re-financing of three companies and assumed the chief financial officer role in a beef slaughter and a fabrication facility during 2015.
In 2010, Agran led the turnaround for the 100-year-old manufacturer CosmoLab, which earned MorrisAnderson a “Turnaround of the Year” award from Turnaround Management Association.
“Steve has an incredible talent for immersing himself within each client project, quickly understanding the situation and becoming a trusted leader and valuable team member, advisor and champion to help clients successfully navigate challenging times,” said Dan Dooley, MorrisAnderson’s chief executive officer. “We’re proud to recognize Steve for his hard work and dedication to MorrisAnderson.”
Agran is the treasurer for the New Jersey chapter of the Turnaround Management Association, a board member for TMA Global and recently the co-chair of the TMA Mid-Atlantic Symposium. He is a certified public accountant and a certified insolvency and restructuring advisory and a Certified Turnaround Professional.