Dan Hugo specializes in turnaround, restructuring and interim management. Mr. Hugo has more than 20 years of experience, including industry expertise in transportation, construction, government contracting, banking, distribution, aggregates, manufacturing, home building, horticultural and metals, among other areas.
Mr. Hugo has led many comprehensive restructurings and successful Chapter 11 reorganizations, including serving in numerous interim management roles (CRO and CFO). Mr. Hugo has vast experience with complex domestic and international liquidity management, vendor management and negotiations, and financial and operational improvement initiatives. He has developed financial models used in a variety of applications, including internal management and reporting, cash-flow management, executive and board review and delivery to external constituents. He has also led the creation of a variety of financial analyses, including regional, location and product- line profitability, pricing and contribution margin and equipment utilization and capacity, as well as various analyses related to acquisitions and divestitures.
Mr. Hugo led a team that was awarded the 2019 Large Transaction of the Year by the Turnaround Management Association for their work on Claires Stores. He was also awarded the M&A Advisor 40 Under 40 award in 2018. Mr. Hugo serves on the board of the Epilepsy Foundation Greater Chicago.