About Walther Partners Inc.
We make a difference by serving our clients with senior teams motivated by aligned incentives, tireless effort and timely results. Our people deliver responsive service and insights with a high degree of confidence. In today’s business environment, allowing for error is expensive; companies need seasoned advisors who’ve been through prior business cycles. Walther Partners has just such professionals. We know the difference between risk and reward and work closely with our clients to react appropriately to each.
Our people offer a broad range of expertise and experience, and a real-world appreciation for the complexities of business. Their collective experience spans a broad spectrum of specialties, including management, operations, finance, restructuring, litigation and consulting. Our people, as a group, are unmatched in their commitment to excellence. They come to produce results and continuous progress.
Collectively, the firm’s professionals have experience and knowledge across a wide range of industries including technology and telecommunications, automotive, retail and consumer products, distribution, food processing, light manufacturing, health care, oil and gas, and many others.
Every day, our senior professionals are at work helping companies move ahead in highly competitive and dynamic markets. Through the years, we’ve measured our success by our clients’ success. We demonstrate our confidence in what we do through a compensation structure that aligns our incentives with the value we create.
Gary D. Walther is the Managing Director of Walther Partners. He is a recognized strategist and restructuring specialist who has worked with a wide variety of companies. He is the founder of the firm’s practice and is instrumental in driving it’s rapid growth in recent years.
Prior to joining Walther Partners in 1998, Gary led executive functions and business units at several publicly-held businesses. He previously served as the chief financial and strategic planning officer for E Z Serve Corporation (AMEX:EZS) and Hi/Lo Automotive (NYSE:HLO) and as a director of Rankin Automotive (Nasaq: RAVE). He was also first audit director and then principal accounting officer of Gordon Jewelry Corporation (NYSE: GJC). Joining GJC after leaving Arthur Andersen & Co.’s audit and accounting practice as a senior manager.
Gary’s experience as a consultant and practitioner spans the value chain. He has led some of the firm’s most successful client engagements, including serving as chief restructuring officer in the domestic exploration and production industry.
Gary holds CPA and CTP Certificates and has a bachelor degree in business administration from Ohio State University.