SierraConstellation Partners has appointed Jeff Nerland as a senior director. Nerland is based in Los Angeles and reports to Lawrence Perkins, founder and CEO, and Winston Mar, managing director.
SierraConstellation Partners, LLC (SCP), an interim management and advisory firm to middle-market companies in transition, announced today that Jeff Nerland has joined the firm as a senior director. He brings 30 years of turnaround experience to SCP, providing advisory and interim management services to clients that are financially distressed or faced with volatile market conditions. Nerland is based in Los Angeles and reports to Lawrence Perkins, founder and CEO, and Winston Mar, managing director.
“The middle market is ripe with opportunity and challenges for businesses, and I look forward to helping our clients find creative ways to prosper and grow.”
“I have known Jeff for many years and am confident that his deep expertise in the retail and restaurant industries will serve SCP and our clients well,” said Mar. “Jeff’s addition is a big win for our team, and we couldn’t be happier to have him join SCP.”
Nerland has conducted operational and financial restructurings in a broad variety of industries, including retail, restaurants, aerospace, contracting, distribution, transportation, manufacturing, and real estate. He has also held various senior executive roles on an interim basis, including chief restructuring officer, CEO and CFO for companies such as Hancock Fabrics, Coast Crane, Atlantis Seafood and Daphne’s Greek Café. He also served as group president of DeCrane Aircraft, where he completed 10 acquisitions to form a leading provider of cabin interior products for the corporate aircraft industry.
“I’m happy that I can put my restructuring experience to work at a growing, collaborative and results-oriented firm like SCP,” said Nerland. “The middle market is ripe with opportunity and challenges for businesses, and I look forward to helping our clients find creative ways to prosper and grow.”
About SierraConstellation Partners, LLC
SierraConstellation Partners, LLC, is a Los Angeles-based advisory firm serving middle-market companies and stakeholders in those firms. Clients include companies, management teams, their private equity investors, lenders, creditors, and other financial constituents. The firm’s professionals have a record of success and achievement as financial advisors, interim managers and CROs to firms needing financial and operational restructuring and turnaround. SCP has four main service lines: interim management, advisory services, strategic investment advisory services, and direct capital investments. SCP also partners with select investors to serve as management teams for potential acquisitions and portfolio companies.