Thank you to all who participated in the TMA West Michigan Kalamazoo Scavenger Hunt on June 28, 2018! As you can see, a good time was had. Do you want to participate with industry peers in more exciting events? Don't wait! Register now using the links listed below. 

Sponsored by the NOW affinity group, this event was made possible by a grant from TMA Global.

TMA Case Study Luncheon Series Session 2

  • 02/14/2017
  • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
  • The University Club; 111 Lyon St. NW; Grand Rapids, MI 49503


  • Available for TMA NextGen Members Only. (Must be a registered member and 35 or under.)
  • This system will only allow members of TMA West Michigan to register at this rate, however we do offer reciprocal pricing for other chapters. If you are a member of another chapter, please notify our office at and we will override the system on your behalf.

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Join TMA West Michigan for the 2nd Annual Case Study Luncheon Series: “Sinking Ship LLC”, A Receivership Tale. Focusing on a single fictitious turnaround scenario, panelists and moderators will beguile you with the tale of this company's experience over the course of 3 sessions. 


February 14, 2017
 Session 2:
The Hurricane Hits- Receivership and State Court Law

Where: The University Club
111 Lyon St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Time: 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Discussion Topics to Include: 

  • What are the reasons for a receiver vs. turnaround consultant?
  • What is the relationship between bank, receiver and business, along with fiduciary duties?
  • What are the mechanics of getting a receiver appointed? Is a lawsuit required?
  • What are the details of a receivership order? Detail their authority, scope, etc.
  • In this case we have two different lenders. What effect does this have on the receivership? What if the parties don't agree?

Moderator: Denny Briggs (Horizon Bank)
Panelists: Mike Almassian (Keller & Almassian), Joseph Ammar (Plunkett Cooney), Traci Courter (Mercantile Bank) and Steve Weber (O'Keefe)

Additional dates to follow:
March 14, 2017 Session 3: Salvaging the Wreckage- Bankruptcy
April 18, 2017 A Real Life Turnaround Success Story

TMA Member | $25
Non Member | $40
NextGen | $15

Who should attend: Turnaround professionals including: turnaround specialists, CTAs, CPAs, attorneys, economists, bankers, loan officers, accountants and other professionals working in insolvency. Business community-members-at-large including: executives, management, owners, operators and board members. 

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Turnaround Management Association

The Turnaround Management Association (TMA) is a global non-profit organization comprised of turnaround and corporate renewal professionals with more than 8,300 members in 55 chapters, including 32 in North America and 23 around the global. TMA’s mission is to serve as a forum for corporate renewal professionals from all disciplines to promote high standards of practice, foster professional development, and enhance the image of TMA members. Click here for more information.

West Michigan Chapter

TMA WM is an independent chapter of TMA Global (an international association). Our group is composed of 86 members in the region. We regularly host networking meetings and educational events, promoting career development in the field of turnaround management.

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