Mark K. Singla

Founder and Managing Principal

Mark K. Singla is the Founder and Managing Principal of Valley Forge Capital Advisors. Mr. Singla grew up outside Philadelphia, a mere two miles from Valley Forge National Park.

Mr. Singla has over twenty years of experience in various financial advisory roles, including corporate restructurings, capital raising, mergers and acquisitions (both healthy and distressed; tangible assets and intellectual property), cash management and creditor negotiations, along with roles in corporate development, interim CEO/CFO, financial forecasting, and management consulting.

Little-Known Fact: Born in America’s first hospital…

Prior to founding VFCA, Mr. Singla spent eight years as a Managing Director at Sherwood Partners, a leading advisory firm for distressed and troubled companies, advising clients across a variety of industry sectors, including industrials and manufacturing, life sciences and medical devices, consumer and retail, technology, and others.

Mr. Singla previously worked in New York City as an M&A investment banker at Duff & Phelps and a restructuring advisor (both in-court and out-of-court) for Zolfo Cooper, one of the original corporate turnaround firms in the U.S. While there, he advised debtors and creditors on large-cap bankruptcies, e.g., Chapter 11 proceedings for Sbarro’s, ResCap, the Texas Rangers and Dallas Stars sports franchises.

In his prior roles, Mr. Singla led the corporate M&A department of a $1.5 billion publicly held defense and civilian government contractor, ICF International, reporting to the Chairman and CEO. In addition, he worked in the transaction advisory group of a top-10 U.S. public accounting firm, CohnReznick. Mr. Singla began his career as a business process re-engineering analyst at Sapient Corporation advising various clients including the U.S. Marine Corps, Caterpillar, and Goldman Sachs.

A little-known fact about Mr. Singla, he was born in the nation’s first hospital – Pennsylvania Hospital, founded in 1751 by Ben Franklin and a surgeon named Dr. Thomas Bond. Though his roots are in Philadelphia, over the course of his life and career, Mr. Singla has lived and traveled across the U.S. from Montana to Texas to Maine. He also lived in Tokyo for a year and is proficient in Japanese. Mr. Singla is a long-time active member of New Canaan Society, a national Christian men’s fellowship group with chapters across the U.S.

Mr. Singla received his Bachelor of Science from Georgetown University and M.B.A. from University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. Mr. Singla has also authored multiple articles published in trade and industry journals and is an avid reader of world history.

Mr. Singla currently resides in Florida with his wife and four children. Mr. Singla is an ardent sports fan and frequent caller on Philadelphia Sports Radio 94.1 WIP.

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