Monica Gould

Senior Director

Monica has been with Fort Dearborn for over 7 years.  During that time, Monica has managed a variety of turnaround projects and served as interim controller for a $40 million cheese manufacturer.  Monica has built financial and 13-week cash flow forecasts, performed financial analysis, and developed and implemented profit improvement plans. 

Monica has worked with healthy companies, rapidly growing companies, financially distressed companies that have encountered liquidity issues, and companies that have sufferred from fraud and/or accounting errors.  She has worked with middle market clients with revenues between $50M and $500M.  


Monica began her career in Public Accounting, working as a Senior Accountant at Ryan & Wetmore, PC.  During her time there, Monica gained experience working on both assurance and tax engagements.  She helped improve client accounting processes and increased client efficiency when performing monthly closes. 

Contact Information

Direct: (312) 683-3645
Cell: (913) 306-3206

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

Industry Experience

  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Construction
  • Financial Services
  • Manufacturing
  • Mission Driven /
  • Retail
  • Transportation


  • University of Notre Dame - MBA, Corporate Finance
  • The Catholic University of America - BS, Business Administration - Accounting

Certifications and Memberships

  • CPA


  • Notre Dame College Prep - Finance Committee Member


FDP News

Sep - 20

Fort Dearborn Advises Motor Distributor

Fort Dearborn Partners served as a financial advisor for the refinancing of a $3.5M Line of Credit and $2.2M mortgage for a $20 million Illinois-based motor distributor coming... Read More

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