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George J. Butvilas

Mr. Butvilas has over 39 years of banking and financial management experience. He foresaw a need for a consulting company that provides financial modeling and analysis specifically for mid-market and startup companies and established Quincy Hill Advisors in 2008. He served on the Board of Directors of Citizens Republic Bancorp Inc., the Bancorp's Executive Committee and as Chairman of the Risk Management Committee of Citizens. Mr. Butvilas previously served as Vice Chairman of Republic Bancorp Inc. and also as Chairman of the Board Loan Committee. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of D&N Bank. He currently acts as Managing Partner of Quincy Hill Advisors.

Mr. Butvilas is a 1967 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis and is a Vietnam Veteran. He received his M.B.A. from the Illinois Institute of Technology (1974) in Chicago and graduated from the Advanced Management Program (1987) of the Harvard University Graduate School of Business.

Kenneth R. Janson, CPA

Dr. Janson has over 30 years of professional experience in the banking industry and in higher education. He served as Chief Financial Officer for a $2 billion publicly traded banking firm and has held faculty appointments at several universities. CFO responsibilities included accounting and financial reporting, investments, treasury, interest rate risk management, liquidity and borrowed funds management, and investor relations. Capital markets experiences include successful secondary rights offering, the registration and initial public offering of preferred securities for a bank subsidiary, mergers, business-line sales and branch acquisitions. In academe, he taught accounting and auditing for undergraduates and management science for MBAs. Dr. Janson is an active researcher whose articles have appeared in Bank Accounting & Finance, Commercial Lending Review, Journal of Accounting and Finance Research, Technological Forecasting & Social Change, International Review of Finance, Journal of the Academy of Finance, Review of Business Research, and Midwestern Business & Economic Review. He is co-author of a chapter in Statistics and Public Policy published by Oxford University Press and has contributed a treatise on global warming to the science humor periodical, Journal of Irreproducible Results.

Dr. Janson is a 1973 graduate of Michigan Technological University and earned MS and PhD degrees in Accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

Daniel D. Greenlee, CPA

Mr. Greenlee has over 20 years of experience in the banking and finance industry. As Chief Investment Officer of a major Michigan bank, he managed a securities portfolio of over $800 million and controlled borrowings of $1 billion. Also, Mr. Greenlee oversaw a derivatives portfolio of $250 million in interest & principal strips and CMO residuals, and successfully liquidated a $350 million portfolio of interest rate swaps. Other key roles that Mr. Greenlee has participated in: interest rate risk profile modeling, gap management, capital ratio analysis, portfolio valuation, organizing and administering a secondary market operation which sold and purchased over $1 billion of product, CFO of a mortgage corporation subsidiary. During time as CFO of bank, Mr. Greenlee oversaw accounting operations, tax planning, risk management, financial forecasting and SEC/OTS reporting, all financial statements and audit relations.

Previously, he was Michigan Tech University's Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer for the Board of Trustees for 13 years, retiring in 2014. As CFO and Treasurer of a research-intensive Michigan Public University, Mr. Greenlee had all accounting, reporting and financial duties within his purview.

Mr. Greenlee was also President of the Michigan Tech Fund, retiring in June of 2016. As President of the Michigan Tech Fund, he had responsibility for endowment investments and investment manager relationships, along with general fiduciary functions.

What We Do

  • ➢ Development of a company specific financial model to do "what if" analysis
  • ➢ Reviews of the company’s financial position with suggestion to maximize profit
  • ➢ Review of organization structure and processes
  • ➢ Review of management's effectiveness in leading a company or division
  • ➢ Company 409A valuation
  • ➢ Capital analysis and acquisition alternatives
  • ➢ Business plan development for startup and stage I companies
  • ➢ Assistance in securing financial funding alternatives
  • ➢ Interim CFO engagements while the company conducts a full CFO search
  • ➢ Startup company viability analysis. Manufacture vs. licensing alternatives
  • ➢ Portfolio analysis and advisory services for institutional investors