David Zuckerman - Director

Mr. Zuckerman, a director at Hallmark Capital Partners, has over nine years of restructuring and financial advisory experience. He has experience across numerous industry sectors, including energy, automotive, business and industrial services, manufacturing and airlines. He has provided interim management and advisory services to debtors, secured creditors, unsecured creditors, equity holders, unions and trustees in both in-court and out-of-court situations. Mr. Zuckerman has experience in all areas of the restructuring process including cash flow modeling, business plan development, due diligence, valuation, financial planning, bankruptcy reporting, expert witness preparation and sale of assets.

Mr. Zuckerman is also an advisor to the 1st lien lenders of a $650 million public retail company in its ongoing restructuring negotiations. Previously, he advised the 2nd lien lenders of an $850 million business services company, and the stakeholders of a $400 million global automotive supplier. Prior to this, he advised the senior secured lender group for Wastequip, Inc., an industrial manufacturing company, on the restructuring of its $725 million in indebtedness. His work in these assignments has focused on a thorough business plan review and the design of a comprehensive balance sheet restructuring. Mr. Zuckerman’s other recent experience includes acting as an advisor to the 1st lien lenders of an automotive supplier, the 1st lien lenders of Aquilex, an industrial services company, and the 2nd lien lenders of Motor Coach Industries, a bus manufacturer. He was responsible for detailed business plan due diligence, assisting lenders in developing various restructuring scenarios and analyzing the economics of proposals from the company.

Prior to Hallmark Capital Partners, he worked at Seneca Financial Group, a specialty firm focused on financial restructuring advisory services.  At Seneca, he worked on a number of restructuring assignments including Seitel, Inc., Northwestern Corp., Northwest Airlines and GB Holdings.  In addition, Mr. Zuckerman advised the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association on the status of the airline industry in relation to their ongoing contract negotiations with various airlines. Mr. Zuckerman has his B.S. from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia, he is also a member of the Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors.

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