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January 14, 2021
Harney Partners Promotes Erik White to Managing Director
By Harney Partners

Advisory Firm Promotes Director to Support Firm’s Continued Growth Strategies

(Austin, TX)Harney Partners, a national, corporate turnaround and restructuring advisory firm, is pleased to announce the promotion of Erik White to Managing Director. In this expanded leadership role, White will continue to focus on providing financial and operational advisory services to companies in transition and distressed situations, while driving firm growth strategies and client delivery enhancement.

“Erik is a tremendous resource for our clients because of his knowledge and expertise in restructuring and bankruptcy transactions. His commitment to service and collaboration exemplifies the qualities and values at Harney Partners,” said Bill Patterson, Executive Vice President at Harney Partners. “Erik will continue to be a critical asset to our clients while helping Harney achieve our next level of success.”

White has more than 12 years of experience in corporate finance, turnaround, restructuring and forensic consulting. From Fortune 500 to lower middle market, he has supported a broad range of companies across multiple industries. Erik has demonstrated experience in a variety of financial advisory roles, including Chief Restructuring Officer. His expertise includes evaluating business plans, developing financial models for recapitalization and restructuring, monitoring bankruptcy initiatives, identifying cost saving strategies, and negotiating exit financing.

“I’m excited to take on this expanded leadership opportunity that will enable me to continue solving problems for our clients while also helping the firm in new ways.” said White. “I’m honored to be a part of such a quality team of consultants that I learn from every day.”

Prior to joining Harney Partners, White has held strategic finance and restructuring roles at a global business advisory firm and with a hedge fund.  A Certified Insolvency & Restructuring Advisor, he holds an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan, with a concentration in Operations Management. White graduated from Princeton University with a B.S.E. in Operations Research and Financial Engineering.


Harney Partners is a national, corporate advisory firm that provides independent, multi-disciplinary solutions for middle-market companies and their stakeholders to overcome financial and operational challenges. They specialize in restructuring and turnaround, bankruptcy advisory, fiduciary services, transaction advisory, interim management, and forensics and litigation services. www.harneypartners.com.