Brice Deer


With more than 25 years experience, Brice is a seasoned finance and accounting consultant.  For more than 15 years, Brice has worked directly with middle market companies in various stages of financial distress ranging from extreme liquidity challenges to undercapitalized growth situations.  These experiences allow Brice to deliver expert guidance and proven strategies to successfully guide companies in the following areas:

  • cash flow forecasting and liquidity crisis management,
  • customer profitability/rationalization,
  • product/service line profitability,
  • data gathering and analysis,
  • financial modeling and forecasting,
  • key performance indicator reporting, and
  • identifying untapped revenue and margin improvement opportunities.

Prior to  joining FDP, Brice served as CFO for a company serving the intermodal industry.  Brice led the accounting, finance, IT and human resource function, overhauling and streamlining each department's dated internal processes and reporting capabilities.

Notable Engagements

  • Sale of Dennis Bamber Inc via §363
  • Sale of Tractor Loader Company
  • Imperial Crane Services refinancing
  • KeHE Foods buy-side due diligence
  • Eby-Brown buy-side due diligence
  • eDOC Communications profit improvement and refinancing
  • Lake County Press refinancing and buy-side acquisition
  • HyPro turnaround

Contact Information

Direct: (312) 683-3657
Cell: (773) 909-3023

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  • Financial Advisory Services
  • Value Creation & Turnaround Consulting
  • Investment Banking

Industry Experience

  • Automotive
  • Construction
  • Distribution
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Transportation


  • Illinois State University - BS

Certifications and Memberships

  • CPA


FDP News

Sep - 20

Jim Sandberg Joins Fort Dearborn

Fort Dearborn Partners is pleased to announce that Jim Sandberg has joined the firm as a Senior Associate.

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Jul - 20

Fort Dearborn Advises Private High School

Chicago, IL - Fort Dearborn Partners is pleased to announce that we served as exclusive financial advisor to a private high school for the refinancing of $13,000,000 in... Read More

Jul - 20

July 2020 Newsletter

Since early March, we have monitored the impact of COVID-19 on our client base. As expected, early results display widely divergent financial performance - some industries have... Read More