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John Collard Named to Regional Manufacturing Institute’s Constellation of Stars 2010 Honorees
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John Collard -- Turnaround Interim Management Expert John Collard -- Turnaround Interim Management Expert
Annapolis , MD
Monday, November 01, 2010
Honors John M. Collard and Strategic Management Partners, Inc.
 
John M. Collard, Chairman, Strategic Management Partners, Inc. was named to Regional Manufacturing Institute's Constellation of Stars 2010 Honorees.

The Regional Manufacturing Institute [RMI] of Maryland www.RMIofMaryland.com is leading the way for next generation Maryland Manufacturing. RMI hosted its 20th Anniversary Gala to honor its Constellation of Stars 2010 on October 28, 2010. The Stars are people, companies, organizations, and programs that have played an important role in advancing Maryland's Manufacturing. These Stars come from business, education, government, labor, and the community at large who stand out in their accomplishments and support of Maryland Manufacturing in meaningful ways.

John M. Collard, Chairman, Strategic Management Partners, Inc. www.StrategicMgtPartners.com was named to RMI's Constellation of Stars 2010 for the outstanding work he has done turning around manufacturing clients and saving jobs and invested capital in Maryland.

Aris Melissaratos, Senior Advisor for Enterprise Development to the President at Johns Hopkins University, and Former Secretary - Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development at State of Maryland said "these are important accomplishments that move manufacturing forward in the State of Maryland. Saving jobs in Maryland and bringing back some that have been lost should continue to be our priority. Congratulations honorees."

Mike Galiazzo, President, Regional Manufacturing Institute said "transforming the global technology community in Maryland is an important effort. These honorees have made grand strides toward improving Maryland Manufacturing and the community. We are delighted to honor John and SMP for their work saving jobs and investments in Maryland."

John Collard, CEO, President of turnaround firm Strategic Management Partners, Inc. said "these are opportunistic times for troubled manufacturing companies. CEOs who allowed their company to become distressed and watch value deteriorate must be replaced." Collard continued. "Turnaround specialists are often a great replacement option, to stabilize the situation and rebuild value. We focus on building companies in which investors and lenders want to invest their precious capital. Turnaround management strategies will certainly play a key role in recovery and saving jobs. We are prowd to accept this honor."

Strategic Management Partners, Inc.: turnaround managers ready to run troubled companies, recover assets from investments gone bad, advise boards of directors and investors on company viability in distressed situations. We provide strong operational leadership, strategic planning, financial, defense conversion, sales and marketing acumen developed building organizations in large and small companies, including President of public & private middle-market companies providing solutions to Commercial, Federal, International markets. Enterprises range from start-up to $100+mil. Industry expertise: Manufacturing; Job Shop; Engineering Services; Computer Processing/Services/Software/Integration; Communications; Defense Electronics; Aerospace; Federal Government Contracting; High-Tech; Finance; Marine Services; Real Estate Development; Construction; and Printing.

John M. Collard:

John is a Certified Turnaround Professional (CTP), who brings 35 years senior operating leadership, $85M asset recovery, 40+ transactions worth $780M+, and $80M fund management expertise to run troubled companies, and advise company boards, litigators, institutional and private equity investors. John has on many occasions parachuted in as the Interim CEO or senior executive to turn around a trouble entity. John is Past Chairman of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA). John was inducted into the Turnaround Management, Restructuring, and Distressed Investing Industry Hall of Fame, honoring those individuals whose outstanding contributions have increased the stature and respect of our industry. John is among the Regional Manufacturing Institute's Constellation of Stars 2010, honoring those individuals whose outstanding contributions have advanced the Maryland Manufacturing industry, and saved jobs in Maryland.

The Firm:

Strategic Management Partners, Inc. (www.StrategicMgtPartners.com 410-263-9100) is a turnaround management firm specializing in interim management and executive CEO leadership, asset and investment recovery, corporate renewal governance, private equity advisory, and investing in underperforming distressed troubled companies. SMP helps clients restore value to troubled companies, prepare entities for 'cash out' at maximum value, recover assets for fund investors, support litigation, and invest private equity into distressed opportunities. The firm has been advisor to Presidents Bush (41 & 43), Clinton, and Yeltsin, World Bank, EBRD, Company Boards, and Equity Capital Investors on leadership, governance, turnaround management and equity investing. SMP is celebrating 20 years of service to its clients. SMP was named Maryland's Small Business of the Year, and received the Governor's Citation, Governor Martin J. O'Malley, The State of Maryland as a special tribute to honor work in the areas of turning around troubled companies and saving jobs in Maryland. Turnarounds & Workouts Magazine has twice named SMP among the 'Top Outstanding Turnaround Management Firms'. American Business Journals named SMP among the Most Active Turnaround Management and Consulting Firms in Baltimore, Washington, and the Mid-Atlantic Region. Global M&A Network Turnaround Atlas Awards named SMP as Boutique Turnaround Consulting Firm of the Year .

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Reference:

www.StrategicMgtPartners.com Turnaround Managers

SMP Celebrates 20 Years in Turnaround Business

SMP Named Among Top Outstanding Turnaround Management Firms by Turnarounds & Workouts Magazine

SMP named Boutique Turnaround Consulting Firm of the Year, by Global M&A Network Turnaround Atlas Awards

SMP Named Maryland's Small Business of the Year and Received the Governor's Citation

SMP Named to Most Active Turnaround Management Firms in Mid-Atlantic List by American and Baltimore Business Journals

www.StrategistLibrary.com or

Strategic Management Partners, Inc. Library

Collard Enters Turnaround Management, Restructuring, and Distressed Investing Industry Hall of Fame

Collard Past Chairman, Turnaround Management Association (TMA)

Collard Enters Regional Manufacturing Institute's Constellation of Stars 2010 Honorees

Is Your Company in Trouble? Published by Corporate Board Magazine

Managing Turnarounds: Phases and Actions in the Process. Published by RMA Journal

Collard Interviewed by InterimCEO

Collard – EzineArticles.com Expert Author

Collard on NewsReleaseWire

InterimCEO Webinar on NewsReleaseWire

Social Media:

John M. Collard on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/JohnMCollard

John M. Collard on LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/in/JohnMCollard

John M. Collard on Twitter at http://twitter.com/JohnMCollard

John M. Collard on Plaxo at http://www.plaxo.com/profile/show/180390179025?src=myProfile&pk=7d9148aafaf231503de6bf0fd7dbcb89476e15af

Firm:

www.StrategicMgtPartners.com Turnaround and Interim Management Experts

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John M. Collard
Chairman
Strategic Management Partners, Inc.
Annapolis, MD
410-263-9100
 
 
 
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