Marino Petropoulos


Mr. Petropoulos will lead and manage client engagements providing accounting expertise to transactions for private equity and corporate clients.

Mr. Petropoulos joins Palm Tree with over 30 years of experience including financial due diligence (buy- and sell-side), carve-outs, internal control and system evaluations, preparation of purchase accounting and opening balance sheet entries, year-end audit preparation, and working capital disputes and adjustments.  His experience spans a variety of industries, including automotive, manufacturing, distribution, and services

Prior to joining Palm Tree, Marino was the Chief Financial Officer at Slidematic Products; Managing Director in the Transaction Advisory Services of FTI’s Corporate Finance practice; Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer for Alternative Resources Corporation (publicly traded); and an Audit Senior at Ernst & Young

Marino is a CPA and received his B.S. in Accountancy from DePaul University.  Outside of work, Marino enjoys 80’s music, traveling to beach destinations, cruises, and spending time with his large extended family which includes 31 first cousins.

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Senior Leadership

Led by seasoned M&A professionals with experience in private equity investing, investment banking, Big Four accounting, Elite Three consulting, and business operations.

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Managing Director and Head of Transitions

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Stephen E. Rossi

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David Wolinsky

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Tom Hill

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Vincent Nguyen

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Careers with Palm Tree

We have select positions available at all levels of our organization. Contact us for a confidential discussion about joining a firm that L.A. Business Journal named among L.A.'s most influential M&A advisors.

Exposure to projects and opportunities to work closely with clients offers Palm Tree employees lateral and progressive advancement inside the firm.

We currently have positions available within the organization for employees of top accounting and consulting firms and for recent graduates.

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