Mr. Schwarten’s experience includes roles in turnaround management consulting and Employee Ownership. Previously, he held CEO and CFO positions with diverse companies in the printing and retailing industries. Mr. Schwarten began his career in commercial and merchant banking working with Bankers Trust Company, Marine Midland Bank and the New York office of Banque Worms, a Paris based merchant bank. At OEM, he has fulfilled assignments in M&A and corporate restructuring both in and out of bankruptcy.
Mr. Schwarten holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin and a Master’s Degree from the University of Chicago.