Shawn Smith has joined Winter Harbor as a senior manager.

He has extensive experience with a broad range of matters related to executive, financial, and operations management, and has partnered with clients of various sizes and industries to execute strategic turnaround, restructuring, and merger and acquisition transactions.

Prior to joining Winter Harbor, Smith served as a partner and managing director at Cardinal Industries, a family holding company with various private company investments. During his career at Cardinal Industries, he served as the lead advisor, financial manager, and operating partner for several clients, primarily in industrial and distribution markets. He worked with clients in a variety of turnaround, profit improvement, and buy-side and sell-side M&A roles, in addition to acting as interim chief executive officer for a number of clients.

“Shawn’s background, experience, and skillset will be a great asset to the firm,” said Stuart Noyes, managing partner and founder. “We are fortunate to have a seasoned professional like Shawn join our team, and we are eager to leverage his expertise to help our firm grow, while continuing to deliver valuable solutions to our clients and their constituents.”