Deborah Hicks Midanek, founder of Solon Group Inc., is a pioneer in the corporate restructuring industry. She is well known for her turnaround expertise having diagnosed and remedied problems for more than 60 corporations and facilitated the growth of nearly 30 other ventures, including her own. Deborah has served as director, lead director or chairman as well as committee chair (audit, compensation, governance, special independent) for public and private companies. She earned her MBA from the Wharton School and an AB from Bryn Mawr College. A frequent writer and speaker on governance, strategy, and leadership, she is deeply involved in promoting entrepreneurship.