Jeff Hyland, Partner

Jeff Hyland is a proactive executive with a proven and strong record of successful sales growth, profitability improvement, and business turnaround. His background includes fulfilling interim CEO roles and business consulting to multi-billion dollar and middle-market companies requiring strategy definition, restructuring, investment banking, and operational enhancements. Jeff is very experienced in all business aspects, including strategy, sales, operations, finance, and mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to joining CR3, Jeff was the President and CEO and Director of a publicly-traded, international commercial film and consumer goods company. He had equity positions in various companies, including owning a farm. He is a past Board member of the Midwest Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA), past Board member for the Kellogg Alumni Club of Chicago, public speaker and webinar leader on a variety of turnaround and other business topics, and for several years was a guest lecturer at Loyola University’s MBA program. Jeff authored the rewritten Management section of the Certified Turnaround Professional Body of Knowledge.

Representative Experience

  • President and CEO for publicly traded B2B commercial film manufacturer and distributor of consumer goods in the flexible film products and pouches, gift items, and party goods industries with operations in the U.S., Mexico, Germany, and the U.K. Developed global strategic direction, dramatically reduced SG&A and operating costs, increased targeted sales, reduced working capital, and pursued capital raises.
  • Financial advisor for the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors for Nortel Networks, a $10B worldwide telecommunications company. Responsible for all aspects of the international, multi-year role.
  • Partial owner of a branded cookie company that was acquired as a spinoff, turned around, and sold to a strategic buyer.
  • CRO of a roll-up of steel processing companies.
  • Consultant to privately held grocery store chain where he turned around and refinanced the company.
  • Consultant to privately held and branded musical equipment manufacturer. Successfully turned the company around and sold it to a strategic buyer.
  • Consultant to pet supply distributor where he successfully turned around the company.
  • Director of Nursing Finance and Planning at the University of Chicago Hospitals where he significantly reduced nursing costs through service delivery and supply management.

Contact Information

E-mail: jeff.hyland@cr3partners.com
Phone: (630) 817-1515
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Industries

  • Manufacturing
  • Distribution
  • Commercial Films
  • Consumer Products
  • Food & Beverage
  • Professional Services
  • Telecommunications
  • Healthcare
  • Agriculture

Education & Certifications

  • B.S., University of Illinois
  • M.B.A., Northwestern University
  • Certified Public Accountant

Jeff Hyland, Partner

Contact Information

E-mail: jeff.hyland@cr3partners.com
Phone: (630) 817-1515
LinkedIn | VCard


Industries

  • Manufacturing
  • Distribution
  • Commercial Films
  • Consumer Products
  • Food & Beverage
  • Professional Services
  • Telecommunications
  • Healthcare
  • Agriculture

Jeff Hyland is a proactive executive with a proven and strong record of successful sales growth, profitability improvement, and business turnaround. His background includes fulfilling interim CEO roles and business consulting to multi-billion dollar and middle-market companies requiring strategy definition, restructuring, investment banking, and operational enhancements. Jeff is very experienced in all business aspects, including strategy, sales, operations, finance, and mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to joining CR3, Jeff was the President and CEO and Director of a publicly-traded, international commercial film and consumer goods company. He had equity positions in various companies, including owning a farm. He is a past Board member of the Midwest Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA), past Board member for the Kellogg Alumni Club of Chicago, public speaker and webinar leader on a variety of turnaround and other business topics, and for several years was a guest lecturer at Loyola University’s MBA program. Jeff authored the rewritten Management section of the Certified Turnaround Professional Body of Knowledge.

Representative Experience

  • President and CEO for publicly traded B2B commercial film manufacturer and distributor of consumer goods in the flexible film products and pouches, gift items, and party goods industries with operations in the U.S., Mexico, Germany, and the U.K. Developed global strategic direction, dramatically reduced SG&A and operating costs, increased targeted sales, reduced working capital, and pursued capital raises.
  • Financial advisor for the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors for Nortel Networks, a $10B worldwide telecommunications company. Responsible for all aspects of the international, multi-year role.
  • Partial owner of a branded cookie company that was acquired as a spinoff, turned around, and sold to a strategic buyer.
  • CRO of a roll-up of steel processing companies.
  • Consultant to privately held grocery store chain where he turned around and refinanced the company.
  • Consultant to privately held and branded musical equipment manufacturer. Successfully turned the company around and sold it to a strategic buyer.
  • Consultant to pet supply distributor where he successfully turned around the company.
  • Director of Nursing Finance and Planning at the University of Chicago Hospitals where he significantly reduced nursing costs through service delivery and supply management.

Education & Certifications

  • B.S., University of Illinois
  • M.B.A., Northwestern University
  • Certified Public Accountant