ACA Team
ACA's leadership has over 75 years of experience providing operational and financial leadership in a broad range of industries. The depth and breadth of their experiences provides a wealth of real world knowledge, insight, and clarity for clients in challenging situations.
Al Carter is Senior Managing Director at ACA. He is a results oriented professional who has provided leadership to companies requiring turnaround, restructuring, or strategic redirection for over 25 years. During his career Al has worked successfully with senior lenders, management teams, and private equity firms on a variety of significant projects including interim management, mergers and acquisitions, day to day operations, crisis management and bankruptcy proceedings. He is an ag...

Diedrich Von Soosten is a Managing Director and has been involved with the turnaround and restructuring of financially distressed businesses for nearly 30 years. He has experience in a wide variety of industries and he has developed an extensive practice in agriculture (Click for details). He has provided leadership in developing and implementing creative solutions to address strategic, structural and operational challenges confronting his clients. He has experience i...

"The first job of any leader is to define reality, and you can't do that if you are obscure...."--Harvey Golub
"Leaders must very quickly accept the difference between what they assumed the world would be like and the reality that they now actually face."--Al Carter
"Crises offer rare opportunities to make major changes in an organization because they lessen the resistance that exists in good times." --William George
"How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg?  Four.  Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg."--Abraham Lincoln
"Every time I close the door on reality it comes in through the windows."--Jennifer Yane
"An error does not become truth... nor does truth become error because nobody sees it."--Mahatma Gandhi
"Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts...." --Daniel Patrick Moynihan