Whitley Penn Adds Jeff Anapolsky to Expand Strategic Consulting Practice

Houston, TX (April 20, 2021) – Whitley Penn is expanding its Strategic Consulting practice by adding Jeff Anapolsky as Managing Director in the firm’s Houston office. With more than 20 years of leadership experience involving recapitalizations and restructurings, Anapolsky serves clients as financial advisor, turnaround consultant, independent director, and expert witness.

As an industry generalist and functional expert, Anapolsky connects special situations with alternative capital to align a company’s capital structure with its operational outlook. Applying lessons learned through decades of dealmaking, Anapolsky designs creative structures to align interests, resolve disputes, mitigate risks and ultimately help clients navigate the path to closing special situations deals. As co-author of “The Art of Distressed M&A: Buying Selling and Financing Troubled & Insolvent Companies,” he teaches Corporate Financial Restructuring to MBAs at Rice University’s Jones Graduate School of Business.

Whitley Penn’s Strategic Consulting practice delivers trustworthy advice for companies, investors, boards and executives to improve operating and financial performance. Using profit improvement initiatives, cost containment strategies, advanced financial modeling, dashboards and performance metrics, working capital management, supply chain optimization, and other restructuring techniques, the Strategic Consulting practice helps clients reach their highest potential. The Strategic Consulting practice also prepares clients for complex transactions by creating credible financial forecasts supported by business fundamentals and competitive realities. For companies confronted with dwindling liquidity and limited options, the Strategic Consulting practice provides the skill and finesse to navigate multi-party negotiations and complex valuation to resolve disputes.

“Having worked with Whitley Penn for many years, I respect the quality of work that the firm produces and the caliber of its professionals. Joining the firm’s Strategic Consulting team allows me to provide a broader suite of services to energy, healthcare, real estate, retail and other clients in the Southwest,” stated Anapolsky.

“Jeff has been a great friend of the firm and we are excited to have him join the team. His wealth of experience and strong network will benefit our clients and professionals,” stated Nathen McEown, Partner in Charge of the firm’s Houston office.

Anapolsky earned a B.S.Econ. with a Finance concentration, magna cum laude, from the Wharton School of Business and B.A. in Mathematics, magna cum laude, from the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania. He then went on to attend Harvard Business School, where he earned his M.B.A. and Harvard Law School where he earned his J.D.

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