Matthew Lapish

Vice President - Capital Advisory & Restructuring

Matthew Lapish is Vice President of Fairfield Capital Advisors and is a part of the DLA Capital Advisory & Restructuring group. Matthew specializes in advising companies reaching unique inflections throughout the corporate lifecycle in matters ranging from identifying unlocked liquidity potential to Mergers, Acquisitions, and Divestitures to restructuring situations. 

Matthew has 15 years of experience in corporate finance and has experience in M&A on both the buy-and-sell-sides and has led restructurings as a workout officer, investment banker, and consultant.  His clients are firmly entrenched in the middle market and range from family-owned businesses to private equity-backed companies. 

Prior to joining Fairfield Capital Advisors, Matthew was a Managing Director at Chapel Street Capital where he led buy-side and corporate development activities for privately held companies in the SaaS, industrial, media, and energy markets. Prior to this he worked at Mackinac Partners as a Director in their Turnaround consulting practice advising companies in the retail, consumer products, and distribution markets through both in-and-out-of-court restructurings. Prior to Mackinac he headed Corporate Development for PennWell Corp., an international information services company where he was responsible for M&A and internal strategy. At the beginning of his career he held various investment banking positions with both BDO Capital and Banc of America.

Prior Work Experience

    • Chapel Street Capital
    • Mackinac Partners
    • PennWell Corporation
    • BDO Capital Advisors
Education, Certifications & Affiliations
    • Babson College – MBA, Corporate Finance
    • Wittenberg University – BA, Liberal Arts
Contact Information

Phone: (646) 569-5637

Fax: (973) 575-1615