Robert E. Annas has over 20 years of experience in both operating and restructuring roles, including 12 years of working and advising in turnaround situations, mergers & acquisition advisory, portfolio management and private equity, as well as facilitating acquisitions through multiple transaction vehicles including Chapter 11 §363 sales, UCC Article 9 foreclosures, secondary market distressed debt purchases and leveraged buyouts. Prior to joining SOLIC, Mr. Annas was a Managing Director at Navigant Capital Advisors, LLC, serving as leader on a wide variety of restructuring and operating restructuring engagements. Prior to Navigant, he was a Partner at Atlanta Equity Investors, LLC, a middle market-focused private equity fund. Mr. Annas has vast industry experience including business services, information technology, manufacturing, distribution, transportation, healthcare, consumer products, and retail. Mr. Annas received his Master in Accountancy, as well as Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, from the University of North Carolina. Mr. Annas holds an AIRA certification as a Certified Insolvency & Restructuring Advisor and is FINRA Series 79 and Series 63 licensed.