Evening on the Lake Honoree: William H. Henrich

William H. Henrich is co-chairman of Getzler Henrich & Associates, a leading corporate restructuring firm focused on middle market companies. The restructuring industry publication “Turnarounds and Workouts” has named Getzler Henrich one of the top US turnaround firms for many consecutive years.  Bill’s more than thirty years of experience includes over 400 engagements in turnaround and crisis management, loan workout, bankruptcy consulting and performance improvement. Specific areas of expertise include:


•          Operational restructuring, improving business operations, management practices, cash flow, and profitability

•          Financial restructuring, negotiating and implementing corporate finance solutions including debt restructuring, refinancing, and distressed mergers and acquisitions

•          Evaluating/crafting company operations, business plans, and financial projections

•          Guiding companies through workout, turnaround and Chapter 11 processes and maximizing their value and recovery for stakeholders, including as CRO, interim CEO or Independent Board member

•          Advising secured and unsecured creditors during Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings, including developing plans of reorganization and providing bankruptcy forensic analysis to support litigation

•          Providing expert testimony as required on valuation, solvency, bankruptcy and distressed company issues


Mr. Henrich was named to the TMA Hall of Fame in September 2018, a prestigious honor bestowed every five years by the Turnaround Management Association to recognize restructuring practitioners who have increased the stature, visibility, and respect of the industry.  He is a former president and current advisory board member of the TMA’s New York chapter, current TMA Global board member and VP - Education, Board member of the American Bankruptcy Institute (“ABI”), member of the Association of Corporate Growth and frequently speaks on varied aspects of Chapter 11, turnarounds and workouts, CRO and Board roles, sale processes and industry specific topics including retailing, manufacturing and distribution. Mr. Henrich served as Co-Chairman of the ABI’s Bankruptcy Reform Commission Governance Committee.  A certified public accountant, he also holds a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree from Baruch College, City University of New York.