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Crystal Ballroom - 4th Floor Session B

Thinking of Selling Your Company? An Entrepreneurs Perspective on the Liquidity Event

Presented By: Cendrowski Corporate Advisors and Ancora

When it comes to the most important decision a business owner will make, how you approach the pre-planning and execution may be the difference between success and failure. And then, what does life look like after the deal?



Harry Cendrowski
Managing Director
Cendrowski Corporate Advisors

Harry is a founding member of Cendrowski Corporate Advisors and a licensed CPA in Michigan, Illinois and Florida. He is a veteran of the private equity and venture capital industries as an investor, founder and advisor to several funds. He has served as an expert witness in numerous disputes, as court-appointed receiver for multimillion dollar estates and as the accountant to the trustee in high-profile bankruptcy cases.


David Sowerby, CFA
Managing Director & Portfolio Manager

David is managing director and a portfolio manager for multiple investment strategies at Ancora. Prior to Ancora, he was most recently a portfolio manager at Loomis, Sayles & Co., where he worked since 1998 and held multiple senior positions. At Loomis, David worked directly with institutional clients on asset allocation strategies and multi-product accounts. Earlier in his career, he was a senior portfolio manager for Beacon Investment Management Co.

John Sznewajs
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Masco Corporation

John Sznewajs is Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. In this position since July 2007, Mr. Sznewajs is also responsible for Masco’s Corporate Development and Information Technology Departments. Mr. Sznewajs is a 1989 graduate of Kalamazoo College with a bachelor’s degree in economics. He earned his Master of Business Administration degree in finance from the University of Chicago in 1996.

Conference Location

1114 Washington Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48226
Tel: (313) 442-1600