Senior Executive Consultant
Jeff Cornish has a history of providing strong
leadership as a CEO, and President and CEO of fast growing and
successful companies, as well in distressed situations. In his most
recent role, Jeff successfully restructured a large restaurant
company through Chapter 11, and transitioned the company to new
private equity ownership.
His experience spans industries as diverse as
transportation, retailing and restaurants. As President and CEO of
Performance Transportation Services (PTS), Jeff led a company with
the second largest market share among vehicle delivery companies.
He was able to successfully restructure the company with lenders
and transition it to new private equity ownership during one of the
most difficult periods in the history of the auto industry.
Prior to that Jeff was a senior executive for 14
years with Pilot Travel Centers, a national petroleum retailer and
restaurant franchisee with sales in excess of $9 billion and over
15,000 employees. He played an integral role in facilitating the
company's rapid growth through joint ventures, mergers,
acquisitions and private placements of debt.
As an advisor and interim executive, Jeff has
served clients as President, Chief Restructuring Officer, CFO, and
Chief Marketing Officer. He has deep experience in the kind of
distressed and troubled situations that can represent buy side
He has a B.S. in Accounting from Penn State
University, an MBA in Finance from Indiana University, and carries
a current CPA license.