Duff Meyercord

Managing Partner
  • Is responsible for directing and leading client service teams as well as serving as an advisor to client stakeholder groups, management teams, boards of directors, bondholders, and lending institutions.
  • As Managing Partner, he also leads the firm’s marketing, staffing and administrative functions.
  • Provides strategic, operational and financial advisory services with a proactive approach that creates innovative solutions in the most complex situations. Has extensive experience in interim CEO/CRO roles and serving on Boards of Directors.
  • Energy
  • Real Estate
  • Healthcare
  • Retail
  • Consumer Products
  • Shipping and Transportation
  • Media/Marketing
  • Manufacturing
  • Financial Services
  • Business Services

Mr. Meyercord has directed strategic projects and provided operational and financial advisory services to clients across a wide variety of industries. He has deep experience as a restructuring professional, interim C-level executive, and member of Boards of Directors.  Provides a full spectrum of industry, operations and transaction expertise to clients, delivering comprehensive resolutions in even the most complex situations.

Prior to joining Carl Marks Advisors, Mr. Meyercord was president and founder of Meyercord Advisors Inc., which was established in 1976. Concurrently, he served as managing director and founder of venture capital fund, Venturetech Management Inc. Mr. Meyercord launched his career with Malcom P. McLean, founder of SeaLand Containerization. McLean Industries maintained equity positions in land development, shipping, transportation, and manufacturing companies. He was responsible for spearheading the firm’s corporate development, strategic planning, and M&A functions, often serving as CEO or serving on the boards of directors of McLean’s various entities.

He has served on the boards of numerous companies including: Pacific Crane Maintenance Company, United Vision Logistics, SDI Media Group, The Country Club of North Carolina, Diamondhead Corporation, Wayside Technology Group, Inc., Peapack-Gladstone Bank, Headway Corporate Resources, NES Rentals, Janis Group, RCI Group, and Baltusrol Golf Club.

Mr. Meyercord holds a BA in Accounting from Birmingham-Southern College. He is a member of the Turnaround Management Association and the American Bankruptcy Institute.