Bob Schleizer – BlackBriar Advisors
Professional experience comprised of over thirty years of financial and operational experience serving private and public companies in financial and organization restructuring, crisis management, acquisitions and divestitures, and equity and debt financings. Industry expertise includes construction, real estate, logistics and transportation, retail, manufacturing and distribution.
Prior to co-founding BlackBriar Advisors LLC, Bob served as Managing Director for BBK, an international financial advisory. Bob was responsible for establishing the Southwest office for BBK as well as business development on a national basis. Responsibilities included operational oversight of professionals in the southwest market as well as engagement execution. Recent engagements include serving as Chief Restructuring Officer directing the operational and financial restructuring of a $35 million revenue private equity owned logistics company, directing sales, marketing and operations; serving as Chief Restructuring Officer for a $50 million revenue multi-state potato grower and processor handling complex financial issues in bankruptcy: providing financial advisor services to a distressed lumber mill and restructuring and refinancing a southeastern non-profit organization.
Prior to BBK, Bob was the Restructuring Practice Leader in the Southwest region for Tatum LLC, where he directed distressed engagements including international companies during his ten years with Tatum with responsibility for staffing and overseeing clients in financial and operational distress. Bob held various interim management roles including Restructuring Advisor for a $200M private equity owned multinational appliance manufacturer and CFO overseeing the wind-down and sale of a motorcycle manufacturing firm disposing of assets via section 363 sale and public auctions.