Mark Houston

Mark Houston

Managing Director, Restructuring & Turnaround Services

BDO New York - Park Avenue Office



Executive Summary

Mark Houston has more than 20 years of performance improvement, capital raising, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), turnaround, and restructuring experience. He has advised companies, lenders, creditors, corporate boards and equity sponsors across a diverse range of industries both domestically and internationally, having worked in New York, London, and Hong Kong.

Prior to joining the firm in 2018, Mark spent eight years as interim Chief Financial Officer or Chief Strategy Officer, specifically recruited by middle-market private equity firms to assist in performance improvement, EBITDA enhancement, operational due diligence, exit readiness, and turnaround or restructuring situations. Mark also worked at CDG Group (now part of FTI Consulting) where he led engagements in turnaround and restructuring and Evercore Partners where he led M&A and Restructuring Advisory assignments.

Mark has gained substantial experience in multiple industry sectors including automotive, media, restaurants, retail, technology, and telecommunications.


M.S., Finance, London Business School
B.Comm., Accounting & Finance, McGill University

Community Involvement

Darien Soccer Association
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