Ryan Esko, Principal – Performance Improvement, is responsible for the supervision of the focused performance improvement projects for Sun Capital’s portfolio companies. Mr. Esko previously served with AlixPartners, an international turnaround and profit improvement firm, where he assumed interim executive management roles and led various profit and liquidity improvement projects with numerous clients, leading their turnaround, restructuring, and profit improvement programs. Since joining Sun Capital, he has led projects driving improvements in profitability and liquidity to Retailers, Restaurants, Consumer Product Companies, and Manufacturing Companies. In his career, Mr. Esko has led profit and liquidity improvement programs as an advisor or as a CEO or COO. Mr. Esko received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Illinois and has completed the Executive Scholar Program in General Management from the Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University.