Stony Point Group

About Us | Team

Kenneth Glass

Ken Glass | Founder

Ken Glass is recognized as one of the country's leading crisis management professionals and is an expert in turnarounds and workouts. His functional background includes operations, manufacturing, engineering and finance, plus a proven track record of Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganizations. He has extensive experience and expertise in multi-plant, multi-industry operations as CEO and in the restructuring of troubled businesses through acquisition and divestiture strategies, as well as cost-cutting and creative financial designs. Ken received his M.S. in aerospace from the University of Cincinnati. Ken is the founder of Glass & Associates which was a premiere independent turnaround consulting firm with offices throughout the United States and Europe until its acquisition by Huron Consulting in January 2007. He is a former board member of the Turnaround Management Association and is a past president of the Association of Certified Turnaround Professionals.

Bernie Stanek

Bernie Stanek | CEO

Bernie Stanek joined the company in August 2002. Bernie has significant experience in planning and executing financial transactions and managing financial and operational matters. Before joining the company, Bernie held the positions of vice president of finance for Associated Packaging Enterprises, Inc., a manufacturer of thermoformed CPET plastic food trays; vice president and general counsel for INDSPEC Chemical Corporation, a manufacturer of resorcinol, an industrial specialty chemical adhesive; business law associate with Thorp Reed & Armstrong, a regional law practice in Pittsburgh; and audit senior with Ernst & Young in its Pittsburgh office. Bernie holds a Bachelor of Arts in accounting from Washington & Jefferson College in Washington, Pa., and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh.

Horace Jennings

Horace Jennings | Chief Administrative Officer

Horace Jennings joined the company in September 2007. He has a diverse background in finance and economics. His experience includes 9 years as a corporate banker with Wells Fargo and Wachovia, where he advised large U.S. corporations on funding and capital strategy, treasury services, financial risk management, and 401(k) and pension asset management. As a corporate finance manager for Mirant Corporation, Horace led investment evaluation, debt financing and due diligence activities for acquisitions, divestitures and corporate restructuring initiatives. He began his career with the U.S. Department of Commerce, advising U.S. businesses on export opportunities. Horace earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Davidson College and a Master of International Business Studies from the University of South Carolina.

Matt Kaspar

Matt Kaspar | Chief Financial Officer

Matt Kaspar joined the company in February 2021. He has a diverse background in finance, banking, and operations. Before joining Stony Point, Matt served as Vice President of Finance at HSM Solutions, a large, privately held manufacturing company. Prior to that, Matt worked in Service Delivery at Systems Maintenance Services (now Curvature), investment banking at McColl Partners and JPMorgan Chase, and in management consulting at The Finley Group. He also held positions at Ernst & Young LLP in the Transaction Advisory Services and Assurance Advisory Business Services groups. Matt received a bachelor of business administration, master of accounting, and master of business administration from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

William Coquillette

William Coquillette | Senior Advisor

Bill Coquillette joined the company in January 2014 after retiring as a partner in the Jones Day law firm. In his 37 years at Jones Day, Bill practiced in the area of mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance with most of his time devoted to complex business acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, venture capital investments, and other private equity transactions. He had a leading role in over 300 completed transactions. He served Jones Day in several management roles, including two three year terms of service on the firm’s advisory committee. In addition to serving as a director of several portfolio companies managed by the company, Bill currently serves as the chairman of the board of Bettcher LLC, a metal stamping business headquartered in McAllen, Texas. He is a former director of The Lamson & Sessions Co., Polychem Corporation, and Motor Wheel Corporation, and has served on the boards of several non-profit organizations. Bill received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Economics from Yale University, a Master of Arts in Jurisprudence from University College, Oxford (which he attended as a Marshall Scholar), and a Juris Doctorate from Harvard Law School.

Tony Bergen | Senior Financial Advisor

Tony is a Senior Financial Executive with broad-based, hands-on experience in business leadership, operations, finance, accounting and change management which positively affects enterprise value. Adept at finding low-cost, high-impact solutions to complex problems, Tony is skilled in rapidly gathering critical data to accurately assess situations and implement viable solutions. His C-level experience includes serving as the CFO of TECT Power, a manufacturer of critical jet engine components. He has an extensive background in financial management and in assisting troubled companies through acquisition, divestiture, and operational improvement. Tony’s over 25 years’ experience in corporate restructuring covers wide ranging industries. Tony received his BS Degree in Accounting from Upsala College, his MBA in Finance from Fairleigh Dickenson University, and holds both Certified Public Accountant and Certified Turnaround Professional designations. He is a former Executive Committee Member of the Turnaround Management Association, and Past Chairman and President of the Association for Certified Turnaround Professionals.

Scott Peterson | Chief Investment Officer

Scott Peterson joined Stony Point Group after having worked with the Glass family for many of a 23 year career in the financial services industry. The majority of that time was spent as a Vice President at Merrill Lynch helping families and individuals with wealth planning and managing their financial assets. A former Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC) and Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist (CRPS), Scott more recently worked for the last 7 years at UBS Financial Services as Vice President – Wealth Management in a similar roll helping clients pursue their objectives by building and managing custom investment strategies. Active in the local community, Scott has been Treasurer of the NC Arboretum Society for the last 5 years.