• David Matlin

    Chief Executive Officer & Director

    David Matlin is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of MatlinPatterson, and has overall responsibility for MatlinPatterson’s investment strategies. He is also Chief Executive Officer of MatlinPatterson Asset Management and Matlin & Partners Acquisition Corporation. Prior to forming MatlinPatterson in 2002, Mr. Matlin was a Managing Director at Credit Suisse, and head of the Credit Suisse Distressed Securities Group since its inception in 1994. Mr. Matlin was also a Managing Director and a founding partner of Merrion Group, L.P., a successor to Scully Brothers & Foss L.P. (1988-1994). He began his career as a securities analyst at Halcyon Investments (1986-1988). Mr. Matlin holds a JD from the Law School of the University of California at Los Angeles (1986) and a BS in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (1983).

    Mr. Matlin serves on the Boards of Directors of portfolio companies Flagstar Bank, CalAtlantic Group, Inc. and is also a director of Matlin & Partners Acquisition Corporation. Mr. Matlin serves on the Investment Committee of MatlinPatterson Global Advisers.

  • Gregory Ethridge

    President

    Greg Ethridge is a Senior Partner and investment professional of MatlinPatterson and President of Matlin & Partners Acquisition Corporation. Prior to joining MatlinPatterson in January 2009, Mr. Ethridge was a principal in the Recapitalization and Restructuring group at Broadpoint Capital, Inc. where he moved his team from Imperial Capital (2008-2009). Mr. Ethridge was a founding member of the corporate finance advisory practice for Imperial Capital LLC in New York (2006-2008). Prior to Imperial Capital, Mr. Ethridge was a principal investor at Parallel Investment Partners LP (formerly part of Saunders, Karp and Megrue) executing recapitalizations, buyouts and growth capital investments for middle market companies (2005-2006). Previously, Mr. Ethridge was an associate in the Recapitalization and Restructuring Group at Jefferies and Company, Inc. (2001-2005) where he executed corporate restructurings and leveraged finance transactions and was a crisis manager at Conway, Del Genio, Gries & Co. in New York (2000-2001). Mr. Ethridge holds a BBA and a Master in Accounting from The University of Texas at Austin (2000).

    Mr. Ethridge serves on the Boards of Directors of portfolio companies Advantix Systems, FXI Holdings and Crescent Communities and is an observer on the board of CalAtlantic Group, Inc. Mr. Ethridge serves on the Investment Committee of MatlinPatterson Global Advisers.

  • Peter Schoels

    Director

    Peter Schoels is Managing Partner of MatlinPatterson and is the Portfolio Manager of MatlinPatterson’s control and illiquid investments. Prior to joining MatlinPatterson at inception in July 2002, Mr. Schoels was a Vice President of Credit Suisse’s Global Distressed Securities Group investing in North America, Latin America, Western and Eastern Europe (2001-2002). Prior to joining Credit Suisse, Mr. Schoels was a Director of Finance and Strategy of Itim Group Plc (2000-2001). Previously, Mr. Schoels was Manager of Mergers and Acquisitions for Ispat International NV, now ArcelorMittal, which specialized in buying distressed steel assets globally (1998-2000). Mr. Schoels holds an MBA from U.B.I. in Brussels, Belgium (1998), and a BA in International Business from Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, Florida (1996).

    Mr. Schoels serves on the Boards of Directors of portfolio companies Flagstar Bank, CalAtlantic Group, Inc., Crescent Communities and is also a director of Matlin & Partners Acquisition Corporation. Mr. Schoels serves on the Investment Committee of MatlinPatterson Global Advisers.

  • Nathan Brawn

    Chief Operating Officer

    Nathan Brawn is a Principal and investment professional of MatlinPatterson and Chief Operating Officer of Matlin & Partners Acquisition Corporation. Prior to joining MatlinPatterson in March 2009, Mr. Brawn was an Analyst and Associate in the Recapitalization and Restructuring group of Jefferies & Company, Inc. focused on in-court and out-of-court transactions across the automotive, building products, metals and mining, consumer retail and telecommunications industries (2006-2009). Mr. Brawn holds a BS in Business Administration from Babson College (2006).

    Mr. Brawn serves on the Boards of Directors of portfolio companies Advantix Systems, Stone Mountain Resources, Oceanus and FXI Holdings.

  • Kenneth Campbell

    Director

    Kenneth L. Campbell, is a director of Matlin & Partners Acquisition Corporation. Mr. Campbell’s career has focused on managing companies through financial restructurings and operational turnarounds as well as through strategic mergers, acquisitions and divestures. Between 2003 and 2011, he served as a senior officer of several MatlinPatterson portfolio companies, and for a time was an investment partner of the firm. From December 2008 until December 2011, he served as Chief Executive Officer and a director of Standard Pacific Homes, now CalAtlantic Group, Inc. (NYSE: CAA) a publicly-traded home builder. He was an investment partner of MatlinPatterson from 2007 to 2008. From 2006 to 2007, Mr. Campbell served as Chief Executive Officer and director of Ormet Corporation, an aluminum manufacturer. Prior to that, Mr. Campbell served as Chief Financial Officer of RailWorks Corporation, a railroad construction contractor, from 2003 to 2006. Prior to this, Mr. Campbell spent over 20 years serving in various restructuring roles at companies with significant operational and/or financial difficulties.

    Mr. Campbell holds an MBA with distinction from the Wharton School and a BA cum laude in economics from Wesleyan University.

  • David Treadwell

    Director

    David L. Treadwell, is a director of Matlin & Partners Acquisition Corporation and has served as a member of the board of directors of Flagstar Bancorp, Inc. since 2009 and a member of its audit committee since May 2014. Until its sale in August 2011, Mr. Treadwell was the President and Chief Executive Officer of EP Management Corporation (formerly known as EaglePicher Corporation), a diversified industrial products company, where he had served in the role since 2006. Prior to that, he served as its Chief Operating Officer from 2005 until 2006, and as a division president in 2005. From 2002 until 2004, Mr. Treadwell provided business consulting services following 19 years with Prechter Holdings, serving as CEO from 1993 to 2002. Mr. Treadwell has also served as director of Fairpoint Communications (NASDAQ:FRP), a communications provider, since 2011, where he currently serves on the organization and governance committee and as chairman of the compensation committee, and a director of Visteon Corporation (NYSE:VC) a global automotive supplier, since 2012, where he currently serves as chairman of the organization and compensation committee and a member of the audit committee. He has served as chairman of the board of AGY, LLC, a high tech glass fiber manufacturer, since 2013, C&D Technologies, a large format battery manufacturer, since 2010, Revere Industries, LLC, a diversified manufacturer, since 2012, Grow Michigan, LLC, a subordinated debt lender, since 2012 and WinCup, a manufacturer of foam cups, since 2016.

    Mr. Treadwell hold a BA with high honors in business administration from the University of Michigan.

  • Daniel Dienst

    Director

    Daniel W. Dienst, is a director of Matlin & Partners Acquisition Corporation and principal of D2QUARED, LLC, a consulting firm since 2013, and recently served as a Director and Chief Executive Officer of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (NYSE: MSO) from November 2013 until its sale to Sequential Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ: SQBG) in December 2015. Prior to that, from 2008 to 2013, Mr. Dienst served as the Group Chief Executive Officer of Sims Metal Management, Ltd. (NYSE: SMS; ASX: SGM) (hereafter ‘‘SMM’’) a publicly listed metal and electronics recycler processing. Mr. Dienst also recently served as a Director of 1st Dibs, Inc., an e-commerce arts and antiques platform owned by Benchmark Capital, Spark Capital, Index Ventures and Insight Venture Partners from 2014 to 2015 as an independent board designee. Prior to this, Mr. Dienst served as the Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer of Metal Management, Inc. (NYSE: MM), a metal recycling company prior to its sale and merger into Sims Group, Ltd, to create SMM. Mr. Dienst joined the Metal Management Board of Directors in 2001, served as Chairman of the Board beginning in 2003, as Chief Executive Officer and President in 2004. Mr. Dienst also served as Chairman of the Board and Acting Chief Executive Officer of Metals USA, Inc. (NASDAQ: MUSA), a steel processor, before its going private sale to an affiliate of Apollo Management, L.P. in 2004. From 2000 to 2004, Mr. Dienst served as Managing Director of the Corporate and Leveraged Finance Group of CIBC World Markets Corp., a diversified global financial services firm where he specialized in complex financing and restructuring transactions. From 1998 through 2000, Mr. Dienst held various positions within CIBC World MarketsCorp., including Executive Director of the Financial Restructuring Group.

    Mr. Dienst holds a B.A. from Washington University, St. Louis, MO and a J.D. from The Brooklyn Law School. Mr. Dienst is married to the sister of the wife of David J. Matlin, our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.