Stephan M. Pinsly, Managing Director, is a veteran Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of public and privately owned middle-market corporations, providing strategic turnaround leadership for 30 years. He has accumulated a wealth of experience in solving intricate, difficult debt re-financings and complex business viability issues, and is well recognized in the middle-market asset-based lending community.
He has successfully guided companies serving in various interim executive positions as CRO, CEO, and CFO. His industry expertise spans many business types – from distribution, manufacturing, services, and retailing companies – and includes textiles and linens, pharmaceuticals, auto parts, telecom, sporting goods, jewelry, and marine supply and repair. Recently he has undertaken the expansion of the Oil and Gas practice for the firm, attracting experts with deep operational knowledge of the industry and aiding clients to secure their significant investments in that field.
He is considered an expert in the field of cost accounting and has written a number of articles related to that subject. He has been instrumental in helping clients identify profitability by product and customer. Mr. Pinsly is a certified turnaround professional and a certified public accountant. Steve is a member of the Turnaround Management Association as well as the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Prior to joining Getzler Henrich, he served four years as a director and senior vice president of a regional middle-market turnaround management consulting firm. Before that, as an entrepreneur in a private investment firm, he participated in transactions related to the acquisition and disposition of distressed companies. Steve began his career at Price Waterhouse & Co. after earning his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Queens College, CUNY.