César E. Martínez, MBA
CEO/Lead Partner

  • 38 years of experience developing profitable strategies and implementing visions for client organizations
  • Turned around an underperforming $410 million global enterprise
  • Strong understanding of corporate and non-profit finance and performance management principles
  • An entrepreneurial mindset with outstanding organizational and leadership skills
  • Reversed losses into profits, serving as catalyst for growth and expansion

Stephen McNeill, MBA
Chief Turnaround
Restructuring Officer

  • Interim/Turnaround Management. Participate in long-term turnarounds serving as Chief Financial Officer or Advisor. Includes the preservation and rebuilding of core businesses, negotiation with lenders, recruitment of new management, and obtaining new financing

  • Cash Management. Manage through liquidity restraints, including bank negotiations, vendor negotiations, cash management, and refinancing

  • Profit Improvement. Analyze and implement plans to improve earnings and cash flow of various business operations

  • Financial Advisory. Provide management and boards with council on issues often not dealt with before, such as the sale of their business, liquidity constraints, or litigation management

Chief Strategy & Operations Officer

  • Leading Transformations.  Directed upgrade for health insurance provider’s web portal, designed change management processes, and delivered a mobile app; realized business goals with transparency.
  • Project Management Transformation. Collaborated with business leaders to formulate the methodology for evaluating project intake process into clear, simple steps. Structured, defined, and managed initiatives to achieve mission-critical goals consistently.
  • Empowered and Mobilized Project Managers. Nurtured an idea-sharing environment, encouraging and embracing both positive and best practices to produce ongoing organizational growth. Helmed and synergized international teams culminating in new effectiveness.
  • Organizational Change Management. Created an innovative approach to upgrade operations & finance processes while sunsetting legacy systems. Prescribed solutions that yielded productivity advancements, service optimization, and systems flexibility to evolving requirements.
Team ACESM is gifted at ANALYZING PROBLEMS and identifying a range of POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS.
We leverage strong “PEOPLE LEADERSHIP” to direct teams of highly-motivated MBAs with mixed skillsets and backgrounds who COLLABORATE with you to focus on your SUCCESS as you lead your employee population forward.