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Matt Podowitz is a Senior Director with Pine Hill Group and leads the Operations and Technology Advisory Services practice nationally as well as Pine Hill Group’s Southeast Region office. Matt is an experienced professional specializing in maximizing the value of companies’ recurring investments in operations and information technology. He is relied upon as management consultant, transaction advisor, turnaround advisor and interim executive for several of the firm’s clients.

Matt has served over 100 companies in his career and worked on over 350 M&A transactions. Prior to joining Pine Hill Group, Matt served as a regional, national, or global practice leader for Coopers & Lybrand, Ernst & Young, and Grant Thornton and as a principal in smaller advisory organizations such as Leverage Corporation and Pathfinder Advisors. Matt’s 20-plus years of experience includes work in the building products, distribution, healthcare, industrial services, logistics, restaurant and retail verticals.

Matt’s specific PE transaction execution experience includes (a) assessment of operations and information technology on over 350 acquisition opportunities both pre- and post-LOI; (b) multiple platform acquisitions and rollups with combined revenues of between $100 million and $8 billion, (c) leading the operations and technology workstreams of over a dozen restructuring and turnaround efforts for companies with revenues of up to $500 million and (d) performance improvement engagements for over 100 operating or portfolio companies with revenues of between $25 million and $750 million.

Matt graduated from Hampshire College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations and Russian Language. He holds the prestigious Certified Management Consultant (CMC) and Certified in the Governance of Enterprise Information Technology (CGEIT) designations and is responsible for examining the experience ad ethics of CMC candidates for the Institute of Management Consultants’ Georgia Chapter.