John M. Collard is a Certified Turnaround Professional (CTP), and a Certified International Turnaround Manager (CITM), who brings 35 years senior operating leadership, $85M asset and investment recovery, 45+ transactions worth $780M+, and $80M fund management expertise to run troubled companies, serve on boards, advise company boards, litigators, private equity investors, and raise money. John has parachuted in as the Interim CEO to turn around troubled entities, and serves as an outside director. John is Chairman of Strategic Management Partners, Inc. www.StrategicMgtPartners.com in Annapolis, Maryland, USA. John is inducted into the Turnaround Management, Restructuring, and Distressed Investing Industry Hall Of Fame. He is Past Chairman and a Founder of Turnaround Management Association. He is Chairman of Association of Interim Executives. He is Senior Fellow of Turnaround Management Society. He is Prince Georges Business Leader of the Year. SIU Alumni Hall of Fame and Business Leader of teh Year. He studied design with R. Buckminster Fuller. He has a Top Secret Security Clearance. He is an author of articles and speaker on business, turnaround, and investing issues.
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, board and private equity advisory, raising capital, and investing in troubled companies. The firm has been advisor to Presidents Bush (41 & 43), Clinton, Reagan, and Yeltsin, World Bank, EBRD, Company Boards, and Equity Capital Investors on leadership, governance, turnaround management and equity investing. SMP is celebrating 25 years of service to its clients. SMP was named Maryland's Small Business of the Year, and received the Governor's Citation, 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.