Strategic / Board Advisory

Our professionals bring decades of experience to assist companies with critical, and often, difficult strategic decisions, such as:

  • Exit strategies
  • Diversification strategies
  • Divestitures
  • Customer, product, and service assessments
  • Succession planning

In situations where key decision-makers lack continuity in direction, FDP provides an independent, objective voice to the conversation.  Our approach to business planning provides clear direction, improves performance, and increases shareholder value. We work closely with you to understand your goals and provide objective feedback. We serve as a stabilizing force for all constituents as we build consensus and support the business needs of our clients and enhance the enterprise value of our client’s business.

Highlighted Engagements


branded lunch meat and meat snack processor


branded Kosher meat processor


manufacturing of injection molded products for communications and lighting


custom hammer forging and press forging services

Experienced Professionals

FDP News

Oct - 23

Max Bechtel and Austin Curtis join Fort Dearborn Partners

Please join us in welcoming the newest members of the Fort Dearborn Team, Max Bechtel and Austin Curtis.

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Apr - 23

Fort Dearborn advises Reliable Knitting Works

Fort Dearborn Partners served as the exclusive financial advisor for the refinancing of Reliable Knitting Works, a $125 Million Wisconsin-based Company.

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