Mr. Stotzer has more than 20 years of industry and consulting experience across a range of industries, including retail, manufacturing, wholesale distribution, consumer products, energy and information technology. He has been responsible for finance, strategic planning, business planning, merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions and business valuations. He also has significant experience in debt and equity financing, business valuation and merger integration.
Mr. Stotzer has implemented a strategic sourcing program for a national wholesale distributor that resulted in 12 percent average savings across $1 billion in spend. He developed the post-merger integration methodology for an international engineering and construction company, led the implementation of a direct cost reduction initiative for a food manufacturing company and led the performance improvement assessment of a national retailer.
Mr. Stotzer led the implementation of an IT cost reduction for national retailer, including negotiation of new contracts with key vendors resulting in $14 million in annual savings. He developed the enterprise sourcing methodology for a global industrial manufacturing company and delivered training on sourcing categories for global teams. He led the enterprise working capital assessment and implementation for an international manufacturer with a focus on the procure-to-pay (DPO), contract-to-cash (DSO) and inventory optimization (DIO) processes by geography and business unit.
Before joining A&M, he was a senior manager with BearingPoint. Earlier, he worked with Arthur Andersen and was responsible for all M&A activity as VP Corporate Development for a $300 million regional staffing company. He served as CFO of a start-up pharmacy benefits management company and of a start-up EMR software company.
Mr. Stotzer earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Notre Dame and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Illinois and Indiana. He is also a Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) from the Institute of Supply Management (ISM), a Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute, and a member of the ISM, AICPA and Illinois CPA Society.
NOTE: Alvarez & Marsal employs CPAs but is not a licensed CPA firm.