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Huizenga College Student Mentoring

David Hoyte

President and Managing Member

David Hoyte Mr. Hoyte is President and Managing Member of Transformation Management LLC, a Florida based management consulting firm focusing on business assessment, process improvement, training and education, profit erosion analysis, and product rationalization. Additionally, acquisition advisory services, interim management, turnarounds, project planning, and special situation management are also provided.

Prior to founding Transformation Management, LLC, Mr. Hoyte served as a private equity operating principal for over eight years. He was Executive Vice President, CHP Ops, LLC, affiliated with Castle Harlan Inc. Prior to joining Castle Harlan, Mr. Hoyte was Managing Director at TMB Industries, a Chicago-based private equity firm focused on acquiring and managing middle-market industrial companies.

Before joining TMB, Mr. Hoyte was President and CEO of JL French Automotive Castings, Inc., a leading manufacturer of complex high-pressure die cast components for the automotive industry. As CEO, he was responsible for nine factories in North America and Europe. During his tenure, he led a major financial and operational turnaround of the company, increasing EBITDA by 33% and securing $190M of new financing. Before joining JL French, Mr. Hoyte was President of Ride and Motion Control Products, a division of Arvin Industries, Inc. Prior to joining Arvin Industries, Mr. Hoyte was Executive Vice President of Operations for Frigidaire Company, the North American home appliance-manufacturing subsidiary of AB Electrolux of Stockholm, the world's largest appliance company. Before joining Frigidaire Company, he was Vice President of World Wide Manufacturing for Cummins Engine Company.

Mr. Hoyte is a member of the Participating Part-time faculty at the Huizenga College at NSU.

Mr. Hoyte received his BS in Industrial Engineering with honors from GMI (now Kettering University) and his MS in Management Science with honors from North Carolina State University.

Areas of expertise: Operations Management, Operational Excellence, Financial Analysis/Lean Accounting, Business Turnarounds, and Training and Employee Development

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