With a heavy heart, I inform you of the passing of Development Specialists, Inc. (DSI) Founder and Executive Chairman William A. ‘Bill’ Brandt, Jr. after a long illness. To all of us at DSI, Bill was a mentor, colleague, and friend. He brought a depth of knowledge and creativity to every situation that was unparalleled in our industry.
Bill’s obituary is available digitally via the Chicago Sun-Times website.
DSI will continue to provide the high level of service to clients that Bill established and demanded from DSI. Our team of experienced professionals will remain in place, continuing to serve our clients and the restructuring industry as a whole.
As you would expect from a leader like Bill, he put in place a succession plan years ago. I will continue as President and CEO and our Senior Managing Directors will continue their roles at DSI. As a team, we will move forward to build on Bill’s legacy.
Bradley Sharp, President & CEO
Joseph J. Luzinski
Steven L. Victor
Senior Managing Directors:
Rebecca R. DeMarb
Yale S. Bogen
Thomas P. Jeremiassen
Mathew P. Sorenson
Eric J. Held
DSI is a leading provider of management consulting and financial advisory services, including turnaround consulting, liquidating trustee, financial restructure, litigation support and forensic accounting. Our clients include business owners, corporate management and boards of directors, financial services institutions, secured lenders, bondholders, unsecured creditors and creditor committees.
Since 1977, DSI has been guided by a single objective: Maximizing value for all stakeholders. With our highly skilled team of professionals, offices throughout the United States and in Europe, and an unparalleled range of experience, DSI not only achieves that objective, but has also built a solid reputation as an industry leader.