Mr. Kelley is an experienced executive with over 25 years of experience in turnarounds and senior management - including positions in Operations, Business Development and M & A; and, has held the positions of CFO, COO and CEO in privately and publicly held companies. Experienced in public company regulatory filings, business mergers and acquisitions, executive management, litigation support and real estate development. Franchise and licensing expertise, including direct management, consulting and regulatory involvement.
One of two (2) persons originating one of America's largest service chains, taking the Company from start-up, thru acquisitions & organic growth, IPO and Secondary Offerings.
Experienced in corporate turnarounds, crisis management and leading growth businesses; including Service, Media, Real Estate, Training/Education and Health Care industries. Mr. Kelley has provided advisory services to financially troubled and/or underperforming organizations; and, has experience in strategic partnership formation, M & A and creditor negotiations/workouts.
As a Consultant to a distressed Media Company, prevented its liquidation through restructured business contracts and creditor workouts; successfully secured funding thru Angel and Venture Capital groups; took over as Chairman and CEO - leading Company to national presence and top twenty traffic ranking within its industry.
CFO and COO of U.S. and international service organization generating over $700M in system revenues. Helped secure over $600 million in direct and indirect financings (real estate, credit lines and unsecured fundings).
President of North American subsidiary responsible for Development and M & A, resulting in 300% growth and positioning company as 2nd largest automotive service company.
Appointed by Board of Directors to lead restructuring of Publicly Held Company, bringing the organization through significant cost cutting program, financial restructuring and sale:
FOUNDER AND MANAGING PARTNER OF 'THE STRUCTURE GROUP' - Providing Advisory Services to Distressed and Underperforming Companies. Below is a sample of projects undertaken:
EARLY STAGE COMPANY MANAGEMENT
COMMUNITY - OTHER
Married to Cynthia Kelley
Reside in Ellicott City, Maryland
BA Hampden Sydney College (VA)
Executive MBA - Loyola College (MD)
Former Licensed Health Care Administrator
DigitalSports, Inc. (Media Company)
* 6/05 - 9/05 Interim CEO/Turnaround Consultant
* 10/05-11/08 CEO
* 6/05 - Present Board Member
The Structure Group (Advisory and Turnaround Services)
* 1/92 - 4/05 Founder & Managing Partner
Jiffy Lube International, Inc. (Automotive Services)
* 5/79 - 12/91 VP Operations, VP Development; President - North America Division, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and COO
Lewis & Stewart Services, Inc. (Service Industry)
* 1980 - 82 President
WJ Hindman & Associates, Inc. (Consulting & Real Estate Development)
* 2/77 - 9/83 Associate/Consultant* 10/78 - 8/81 President - Chapel Hill Convalescent Services, Inc.