Michael B. Kotarski

Michael B. Kotarski – Senior Managing Director, Founder


  • Since 1998, Mike has worked with over 150 companies and 20 Private Equity firms operating in the Aerospace, Defense and Government Services markets.
  • Corporate and consulting expertise in strategy, financial and operational due diligence, organizational restructuring, process improvement, and the full spectrum of merger, acquisition and divestiture strategy and execution.
  • Supported more than 100 successful transactions in U.S. and International Defense, Aerospace, Federal Civilian, and Commercial markets, totaling more than $30 billion in revenue.
  • Led the successful restructuring, integration, process and cost structure optimization and associated change management for three different corporations and several consulting clients.
  • Strategy & Finance leadership roles at Engility, Exelis, and General Dynamics
  • Managing Director & Principal at CSP Associates and the Avascent Group
  • Public accounting and consulting experience at EY and PwC


  • BA – Duke University
  • MBA – F.W. Olin Graduate School at Babson College