Nick Arrington is a turnaround consultant with over twenty five years of experience in financial advisory and investment banking in a wide range of industries and markets. Nick has extensive experience in middle-market investment banking engagements in addition to working with financially distressed companies and non-profit organizations to assist companies in successfully meeting the challenges of their capital market issues and restructuring requirements.

Since starting COMPASS in 2004, Nick has provided oversight and project management to many of the clients the firm has represented. These engagements have included both federal and state receivership roles as well as investment banking and financial advisory both in and out of court. The engagements which were publicly disclosed have included: The Frog Switch Manufacturing Company, American Locker Group, Topps Meat Co. and subsidiaries, Saint George Crystal, W.P Hickman, Huntington Foam and Bacharach, Inc. These and other assignments span the rust belt sector and include heavy industrial and light manufacturing, transportation and natural resources.

Before 1989, Nick managed a sales territory for Westinghouse Credit Corporation. His duties included new business development in the commercial lending division's fixed asset group. Prior to that, he managed the Pittsburgh office for Borg-Warner Commercial Finance, where he was responsible for lending to middle-market borrowers. The portfolio included real estate and asset based lending transactions. Nick worked with many high-risk borrowers during the early 1980's gaining firsthand experience in troubled company reorganization.

Mr. Arrington graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a B.S. in Finance. Nick is a member of the Turnaround Management Association, Pittsburgh Chapter and a member of the Association for Corporate Growth and the Commercial Finance Association.

Nicholas W. Arrington
Compass Advisory Partners LLC
306 Fourth Avenue: Suite 701
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222 USA

Mobile: 412.654.6543