Alliance Management, a BerganKDV Company, Opens Milwaukee Office and Adds Two New Team Members

Ian Rubenstrunk
Sarah Nichols

Alliance Management, a BerganKDV company,  is excited to announce the hiring of two new management consultants, Sarah Nichols and Ian Rubenstrunk. In their roles, Nichols and Rubenstrunk will provide business assessments, analyze liquidity positions, manage relationships between lenders and borrowers, negotiate financing arrangements and develop turnaround plans for clients. Nichols brings over a decade of experience in the financial industry to the firm with a strong background in workouts, turnarounds, financial analysis and credit across multiple industries. Rubenstrunk has over 10 years of experience working on distressed deals and has an extensive background in financial services with an emphasis on bankruptcy, foreclosure and receivership.

“We’re thrilled to have Sarah and Ian join our team of consultants,” said Chris Tomas, Director of Alliance Management. “They both bring a wide array of tangible experience to the firm, and I know they will add terrific value to their client engagements. I look forward to the positive impact they will make on our firm and our clients.”

Nichols has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and is a member of the Chicago/Midwest Turnaround Management Association and of Bonfire, a women’s talent accelerator. She is responsible for the opening of the firm’s new Milwaukee, WI office, further expanding Alliance Management’s reach of services to the area.

Rubenstrunk has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Colorado and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Illinois Chicago School of Law. He is based out of the firm’s Minneapolis office.



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