Seasoned C-Suite Veteran Joins Revitalization Partners

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Revitalization Partners, a Seattle-based restructuring and turnaround firm, has strengthened its team with the addition of Richard von Riesen, a distinguished corporate executive and senior advisor with over three decades of experience.

Bringing a wealth of expertise from his extensive tenure in CEO, COO, and CFO roles across various industries including technology, retail, healthcare, aerospace, and the non-profit sector, Mr. von Riesen’s appointment underscores Revitalization Partners’ commitment to delivering strategic solutions for its clients.

Notably, Mr. von Riesen’s recent role as Executive Chairman of a NASA-approved scientific imaging company highlights his leadership prowess, where under his guidance, the company received three NASA Group Achievement Awards and earned accolades for its contributions to spaceflight testing.

Mr. von Riesen’s track record of successful corporate restructurings speaks volumes about his capabilities. From turning around a gas station and convenience store from a $2.5 million debt burden to achieving a remarkable 5x increase in net revenue and securing one of the highest sale prices in the Pacific Northwest, to refining the business model of a struggling healthcare company and facilitating its successful acquisition, his achievements exemplify strategic foresight and operational excellence.

His international experience spans advising organizations across diverse sectors, from consumer-facing SaaS apps in London to financial services firms in Shanghai, demonstrating his versatility and ability to navigate complex business landscapes.

With a BA in Mathematics and Social Sciences from Dartmouth College and an MBA from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University, Mr. von Riesen combines academic rigor with practical acumen, positioning him as a valuable asset to the Revitalization Partners team.

As he embarks on this new role, Mr. von Riesen’s commitment to driving organizational revitalization and sustainable growth is poised to make a profound impact in guiding clients through periods of transition and transformation.