Mark Kroeger


Mark has more than ten years of diverse management consulting and public accounting experience.  Mark has worked with clients in manufacturing, distribution, not-for-profit, retail and eCommerce in a variety of turnaround and restructuring roles.  Mark has developed turnaround and operating plans, performed financial, cash flow, borrowing base and loan covenant forecasting, managed cash and vendor payments, identified accounting errors and corrected accounting records, and acted as the liasion between lenders and owner groups in a variety of distressed situations, both in and out of court.  Mark has experience in business valuations,  and both sell-side and buy-side M&A engagements for both healthy and distressed companies.

Prior to joining Fort Dearborn, Mark worked at Protiviti, a global consulting firm, where he leveraged his public accounting experience to assist his clients' management teams in pre-IPO readiness and internal controls implementation initiatives in the technology, consumer packaged goods and distribution industries.  Mark began his career in Deloitte's audit practice where he audited global Fortune 500 companies in consumer packaged goods and manufacturing, in addtion to large transportation, manufacturing and food processing companies.

In his spare time, Mark enjoys golf, playing music, travel and cooking.

Contact Information

Direct: (312) 683-3656
Cell: (513) 641-6025

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  • Financial Advisory
  • Value Creation & Turnaround Consulting
  • Investment Banking

Industry Experience

  • Consumer Products
  • Distribution
  • eCommerce & Retail
  • Food Processing & Manufacturing
  • Manufacturing
  • Metals
  • Mission Driven /
  • Transportation & Logistics


  • University of Cincinnati - BS, Accounting Major, Minors - Finance and Marketing

Certifications and Memberships

  • CPA
  • Turnaround Management Association


  • Smile Train, Board Member, Young Leadership Circle (YLC)


FDP News

Sep - 20

Fort Dearborn Advises Motor Distributor

Fort Dearborn Partners served as a financial advisor for the refinancing of a $3.5M Line of Credit and $2.2M mortgage for a $20 million Illinois-based motor distributor coming... Read More

Sep - 20

Jim Sandberg Joins Fort Dearborn

Fort Dearborn Partners is pleased to announce that Jim Sandberg has joined the firm as a Senior Associate.

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Jul - 20

Fort Dearborn Advises Private High School

Chicago, IL - Fort Dearborn Partners is pleased to announce that we served as exclusive financial advisor to a private high school for the refinancing of $13,000,000 in... Read More