MorrisAnderson Promotes Alpesh Amin to Managing Director

MorrisAnderson Promotes Alpesh Amin to Managing Director 
CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 01/18/13 --  MorrisAnderson, a leading
Chicago-based middle market financial and operational advisory firm,
announced today that Alpesh Amin has been promoted to managing
director from director. In this role, Amin will leverage his more
than 13 years of experience in corporate finance, restructuring and
banking to further support MorrisAnderson's advisory services for
distressed companies and private equity firms.  
Since Amin, 36, joined MorrisAnderson in 2008 as a consultant, he has
served in an advisory capacity for both company management and
creditors. His background includes corporate turnarounds and
restructurings, Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings, asset sales and
liquidations and business plan development, particularly for
companies in the consumer products, electronics, construction
materials, distribution, transportation and automotive sectors.  
"Alpesh consistently provides solutions and leadership for distressed
companies, lenders and private equity firms navigating complex
business challenges," said Dan Dooley, principal and chief executive
officer of MorrisAnderson. "He is a strong leader at the firm, and
has particularly helped grow our construction materials practice
group by successfully managing client engagements within that
Most recently, Amin served as financial advisor and investment banker
for Werthan Packaging, Inc., a regional printing and packaging
manufacturer, where he assisted the company in developing and
executing a business plan and led the successful refinancing efforts
for the company. Amin also served as financial advisor and investment
banker to Ridgewood Corp., a building products retailer and
wholesaler, and developed a business plan that enabled Ridgewood to
sell its assets while preserving the value of equity in various real
estate assets and preserving 50 employees' jobs.  
Additionally, Amin served as financial advisor and investment banker
to a family-owned hardware and building supply distributor. In this
role, he assisted the company in developing a multi-faceted business
plan that included restructuring the company's core operations, the
divestiture of its underperforming subsidiary and a senior debt
"Alpesh's care
er trajectory from consultant to director and now to
managing director is an example of MorrisAnderson's corporate growth
strategy to provide meaningful career advancement opportunities at
all levels of our firm," added Dooley. "We strive to ensure emerging
leaders such as Alpesh are recognized for their contributions and
accomplishments so our clients can continue to receive
industry-leading financial and operational advisory services during
times of distress."  
Prior to joining MorrisAnderson, Amin held restructuring, turnaround
and mergers and acquisitions roles with Huron Consulting Group,
Bridge Associates, LLC, Merrill Lynch and LaSalle Bank NA. Amin is a
member of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) and the
American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI). He holds a bachelor's degree in
business administration with concentrations in finance and management
information systems from Miami University.  
About MorrisAnderson
 Chicago-based MorrisAnderson is a middle market
consulting firm focused on underperforming and distressed companies,
with offices in Florida, Missouri, New York and Ohio. The firm's
service offerings include financial advisory, interim, turnaround and
crisis management, investment banking, performance improvement and
litigation support. MorrisAnderson emphasizes hands-on involvement,
consistent and reliable communication and a collaborative approach
with stakeholders. 
Rebecca Taylor
Reputation Partners (for MorrisAnderson)
(312) 447-2576  
Amanda Hansen
Marketing Director
(312) 254-0956 
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