John Hart is a Managing Director of PMCF and leads the firm’s Plastics & Packaging team. He has nearly 20 years of professional experience advising clients with company sales, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, recap transactions, and financings. John specializes in assisting companies that operate in the plastics and packaging industries and has led the successful completion of more than 30 transactions in these industries over the last ten years. He has also provided strategic advisory to numerous companies to assist shareholders with planning for an ultimate sale. John’s clients include entrepreneurs, family-owned businesses, large international companies, and private equity groups.
Prior to joining PMCF, John served as President of a privately held distribution company where he provided strategic direction, operational leadership, and assistance with the ultimate sale of the company. He also worked in the Corporate Value Consulting Group at PricewaterhouseCoopers. John has authored numerous plastics and packaging industry M&A reports and is a regular contributor to plastics and packaging M&A industry publications. John is often requested to speak at plastics and packaging trade conferences to provide his in-depth M&A insight into the market.
John earned a BA in accounting with a finance emphasis from the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University. He is a licensed securities representative holding his Series 7, 24, and 63 registrations.