Carl Youngman, Chairman, Youngman & Charm
Carl M. Youngman is respected as one of the deans of corporate renewal in America. For over thirty years he has been helping public and private companies, their managements, investors in companies and lenders to companies resolve toperational and financial problems. He has been involved with over 250 companies and has been chairman, CEO, president or director to over 50. He is a Certified Turnaround Professional (CTP).
Mr. Youngman has represented private and public investors, financial institutions, boards of directors, owners, trustees, creditor committees, lawyers, and family advisors. He has been a partner in a $600 million private equity fund. He frequently finds himself in the “due diligence” process assessing new acquisitions, providing forensic services and advising investment banking and venture capital firms on the acquisition, operation and divestiture of existing portfolio companies. He has been a Chapter 11 trustee.
Some of the brand names he has helped guide include: Ben & Jerry’s Homemade, Inc., Vie de France Corporation, Claire’s Stores, Au Bon Pain, Inc., Food Research Corporation, Red River Barbeque and Grill, Boston Chicken (now Boston Market), Tony Maroni’s, Champions Sports, Inc., Jreck Subs Group, Inc., Mountain Mike’s Pizza, Cuisine Solutions, Inc., Hub Mail, The Sun-Times Company, Bonner-Vawter Printing Company, The Concord Group, Mercury Media Holdings, LLC, and Bertram Yachts.
Mr. Youngman has a B.S. in electrical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and a M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. He is a YPOer, a WPOer, and has been a resource leader at past YPO universities. He currently serves as the Chapter Chairman of the New England Chapter and has received national and international awards for his service. He is a member of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who Worldwide, and Cambridge Who’sWho.
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