About our Sponsors

Accord Financial Corp., founded in 1978 and traded on the TSX (symbol: ACD), is one of North America’s leading independent commercial finance companies. Serving clients throughout the US and Canada, Accord helps businesses manage cash flow and maximize opportunities with a broad range of asset-based lending solutions, including: accounts receivable financing, inventory finance, equipment leasing, trade finance, and film/media finance. Accord’s forty years of experience allows us to serve a broad base of the continent’s most dynamic industries with confidence. Our entrepreneurial spirit aligns us with our clients’ ambitions, and our exceptional financial strength makes us the lender of choice for companies financing acquisitions, restructuring and rebuilding, or transitioning to the next level of growth.




Since 1903, Gordon Brothers has helped lenders, operating companies, advisors, and investors move forward through change. The global firm has services in valuations, dispositions, operations, and investments, customizing solutions on an integrated or standalone basis. Gordon Brothers brings a powerful combination of expertise, operational experience, and capital to each opportunity.








Cedar Croft Consulting is a turnaround management consulting firm assisting mid-market clients in the manufacturing, distribution, retail, and service provider industry sectors. The firm's value-added services include due diligence, performance enhancement, strategic planning, financial restructuring and all aspects of corporate renewal including reorganization and interim management. As professionals in the disciplines of finance, sales and marketing, manufacturing and operations, and information technology, Cedar Croft Consulting serves in specific roles including turnaround management, crisis management, chief restructuring officer, as well as court-appointed designated roles (with familiarity of all aspects of US and Canadian bankruptcy proceedings) throughout the US and Canada.




Shutts & Bowen LLP is a full-service law firm. Our firm consists of approximately 290 attorneys who focus on more than 30 distinct practice areas, including bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, litigation, construction, financial services, hospitality, insurance, real estate, taxation and trusts and estates. At Shutts, we
are committed to offering sophisticated legal services efficiently and responsively. We work tirelessly with businesses and individual clients, as well as with referring national and international law firms and companies. We always strive to provide the highest degree of professionalism and passion for our work.



TAB Bank is a commercial bank that provides various personal and commercial banking services which include loans, asset-based lending and factoring, working capital facilities, accounts receivable financing, lines of credit, equipment financing, and deposit products to a variety of business sectors.  The bank operates as a subsidiary of TAB Bank Holdings and it serves the needs of small and medium-sized commercial businesses across the United States.  Founded in 1998, the bank is headquartered in Ogden, Utah.