He has significant expertise in developing and implementing strategic business plans, operating budgets and restructuring initiatives, and improving budgeting processes and financial reporting functions. Mr. Mostrom has arranged all levels of public and private financing and negotiated acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures in a number of industries.
With over 25 years of experience, Mr. Mostrom has served as a senior financial and operating executive for a number of companies ranging from a New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) multinational company to a privately owned real estate development company.
Mr. Mostrom served as interim Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for a number of companies acquired by private equity firms. His primary responsibilities included advising on strategic business plans, operating budgets and working capital, restructuring initiatives, creating transition plans for the acquired company and providing recommendations on the financial organization and permanent CFO candidates.
Mr. Mostrom recently served as interim CFO at Transperfect Global, a global language services provider, Everyware Global, a global provider of tabletop and food preparation products; HMX Corporation, a men’s apparel manufacturer; and New Star Metals, a steel processing company. In addition, he advised on restructuring engagements for Capmark Financial Group and Arcapita Bank B.S.C.
Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Mostrom was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Chesapeake Corporation, a publicly traded (NYSE) international supplier of paper and plastic packaging products, with annual sales of approximately $1 billion. In this role, Mr. Mostrom was responsible for treasury, accounting, financial planning and analysis, Securities and Exchange Commission and management reporting, investor relations, information technology and risk management. He also gained significant experience raising both public and private debt and equity and implementing restructuring programs that focused on workforce reductions and factory closings in Western Europe. Mr. Mostrom formulated a corporate strategy that reduced reliance on high-cost Western European facilities and expanded operations into emerging markets. Mr. Mostrom initially joined Chesapeake as President of the company’s real estate subsidiaries.
Previously, Mr. Mostrom was Chief Financial Officer and President of Curtis F. Peterson Inc., a private company that developed real estate and built homes and suburban office buildings in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.
Mr. Mostrom earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Maryland and is a non-practicing Certified Public Accountant.
NOTE: Alvarez & Marsal employs CPAs but is not a licensed CPA firm.