Houlihan Capital Appoints Theresa Poppei to Firm’s Growing Valuation Practice

CHICAGO, IL–(Marketwired – Mar 3, 2014) – Houlihan Capital, a leading valuation and investment banking firm, announced today that Theresa Poppei, CFA/ASA/MBA, has joined the firm as Senior Managing Director, Valuation, effective immediately. Ms. Poppei will be responsible for expanding the firm’s tax and SEC compliance valuation practice. Using her solid background as a federal court expert witness, she will also focus on building Houlihan Capital’s litigation support and expert witness testimony capability.
Ms. Poppei joins Houlihan Capital from Duff & Phelps, LLC where she was a Managing Director and specialized in valuations for tax and SEC compliance. Ms. Poppei’s prior experience includes serving as Managing Director at Ceteris US, LLC and establishing her own independent financial consulting and valuation services firm. She also held the position of National Director (Non-CPA Partner) with Arthur Andersen, in charge of the Chicago Office Financial Valuation Services Group.
“Theresa’s depth and breadth of experience further enhances the capabilities of our growing valuation practice,” said William Butrym, Chief Executive Officer of Houlihan Capital. “Along with her robust marketplace knowledge, Theresa has a history of providing exemplary service and building strong client relationships, qualities that are mainstays of Houlihan Capital. We are pleased to welcome her to our valuation team.”
“I am very excited about working with the outstanding professionals of Houlihan Capital,” said Ms. Poppei. “It is clear that they are committed to their clients and provide them with a high level of expertise, quality, flexibility and value. I look forward to carrying on that tradition and contributing to the success of our clients.”
Ms. Poppei holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance/Economics from Mundelein College of Chicago and an MBA in Finance from DePaul University in Chicago. She holds the CFA and ASA professional designations.
About Houlihan Capital
Houlihan Capital is a leading, solutions-driven valuation, financial advisory and boutique investment banking firm committed to delivering superior client value and thought leadership in an ever-changing landscape. The firm has extensive experience in providing fairness and solvency opinions and objective, independent and defensible opinions of value that meet accounting and regulatory requirements. Houlihan Capital is a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and SIPC member, committed to the highest levels of professional ethics and standards. Visit www.houlihan.com to learn more.