BUSINESS ADVISORY BACKGROUND
Mr. Kietlinski offers extensive experience providing consulting and financial advisory services, with nearly a decade focused on the retail sector. Prior to joining Province, Mr. Kietlinski worked with a global macro asset management firm on all investment-related facets of the business, including portfolio composition, quantitative modeling and evaluation of discretionary investment opportunities. Mr. Kietlinski executed the turnaround of a South Florida-based retail home furnishings’ business, increasing revenue by more than 200% and adjusted EBITDA 350% by strategically repositioning the company from a low-end, undifferentiated retailer into one of South Florida’s leading luxury home furnishings retailers.
Mr. Kietlinski served Houlihan Lokey’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group where he advised companies in the consumer, restaurants and retail sectors, in addition to working on several M&A transaction and recapitalizations.
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND CERTIFICATIONS