Gordon Brothers announced the appointment of Sheila Smith to its Board of Advisors. Smith has over 25 years of experience in financial advisory and restructuring services. She will be responsible for providing guidance on the firm’s ongoing evolution. Smith retired in 2015 from Deloitte after serving in numerous leadership positions including Restructuring Service Line Leader for the Americas Region, Service Line Leader of the U.S. and the New England FAS practice.
She has participated in hundreds of bankruptcy, restructuring, financial consulting and §363 sell-side advisory engagements. She has been recognized by numerous professional organizations including the ABI, Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY), International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC), New York Institute of Credit (NYIC) and Turnaround Management Association (TMA).
Smith began her professional career as a special education teacher moving to Boston to get her MBA in Public Management. Thereafter she was a senior finance officer of a building materials company that failed, resulting in her introduction to insolvency.
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