Professional Team Mitchell B. Arden, CTP Professional Team

Mitchell B. Arden, CTP

Senior Advisor

Years with Phoenix: 24 
Years of Experience: 26
Office Phone: (610) 358-4700
Mobile Phone: (610) 659-8500
vCard: Mitchell B. Arden.vcf

Mitch Arden is a Senior Managing Director at Phoenix Management Services, and is recognized on a national level for his operational skills and ability in assisting troubled and transitional companies. He has led and participated in more than 175 client engagements in a multitude of industries, including: manufacturing, construction, wholesale and retail distribution, transportation, utilities, food service/restuarants, petroleum and a variety of service-related enterprises.

Mr. Arden has an extensive background working with public and privately owned companies in the areas of turnaround management, crisis management, operational improvements and efficiency, business strategy, short and long-term planning, distribution, inventory management and control, cash flow forecasting, financial oversight and financial management. Mr. Arden has successfully assisted a large number of clients with obtaining new or expanded credit facilities or alternative sources of capital. He has also assisted a variety of Phoenix clients with their merger and acquisition activities. In addition to his advisory expertise, Mr. Arden has served in interim operational and financial management positions with a broad array of Phoenix clients, including roles as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Restructuring Officer and Chief Financial Officer.

Prior Experience

Prior to joining Phoenix Management, Mr. Arden served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of TransEuro Group, Inc., a multi-location importer and distributor of automotive replacement parts. Before joining TransEuro Group, he served as Assistant Corporate Controller of The Horn & Hardart Company, a $550 million AMEX company principally engaged in restaurant management, direct marketing operations and hotel/casino management. Mr. Arden began his professional career in 1981 with the Big Eight public accounting firm of Touche Ross & Co. (now Deloitte & Touche).


Mr. Arden earned his B.A. from Glassboro State College (now Rowan University) in 1981. He is active in a large number of industry-related organizations, including the Turnaround Management Association (TMA), Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), Commercial Finance Association (CFA), American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI), and the Risk Management Association (RMA). He has served on the National Board of Directors of the TMA, and currently serves as a Board Member of the Philadelphia Chapter of the TMA. Mr. Arden also serves as a member of the Governing Board of the Education Foundation of the Commercial Finance Association and has served as a member of the Advisory Board of the annual American Bankruptcy Institute – Mid-Atlantic Bankruptcy Workshop. Mr. Arden is a Certified Turnaround Professional (CTP).