Kyle Putzstuck

Kyle Putzstuck, CPA, is a Director at MorrisAnderson. Kyle brings an extensive background in the accounting and private equity industry and uses that background as basis to structure practical solutions through comprehensive financial analysis.


Prior to joining Morris Anderson, Kyle held positions as the assistant controller for Z Capital Partners, a leading global alternative investment manager with approximately $2.3 billion of regulatory assets under management, where he helped manage all aspect of a distressed debt for control private equity fund and as senior accountant at Ernst &Young where he focused on assurance services for the asset management industry. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Illinois. Kyle graduated summa cum laude with a master’s and bachelor’s degree of accounting science from Northern Illinois University.

SERVICES

Kyle assists clients by providing a broad range of the firm’s financial and operational advisory services, including performance improvement, turnarounds, workouts, litigation support and insolvency services and wind-downs for distressed and bankrupt companies. Kyle consults directly with management and senior financial staff to provide accurate cash flow projections, budgets, and business valuations in order to evaluate, support, and help implement strategic decisions in crisis situations.

INDUSTRIES

Kyle’s recent experience has spanned a wide variety of business sectors, including Retail, Oil & Gas, Metals, Financial Services, and Recycling.

REPRESENTATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Interim CFO of a mattress retailer where led negotiations with 100 plus landlords and implemented other significant cost cutting measures to avoid bankruptcy filing
  • Interim CFO of a heavily distressed $50M stainless steel company while implementing an aggressive turnaround plan which included a consolidation of facilities and a refinance of existing lender
  • Restructured a $100M debt facility of an oil field services company in the heart of the Permian Basin
  • Managed operational wind-down of the largest US refrigerator recycler whose unit volume was 400,000 per year across 28 states
  • Negotiated numerous asset based sales in liquidation environments that provided maximum recovery for both secured and unsecured creditors
  • Written multiple expert witness reports to render opinions on Ordinary Course and New Value preference defenses pursuant to Section 547(c) of Title 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code

Prior to joining MorrisAnderson, Kyle held positions as the assistant controller for Z Capital Partners, a leading global alternative investment manager with approximately $2.3 billion of regulatory assets under management, where he helped manage all aspect of a distressed debt for control private equity fund and as senior accountant at Ernst &Young where he focused on assurance services for the asset management industry. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Illinois. Kyle graduated summa cum laude with a master’s and bachelor’s degree of accounting science from Northern Illinois University.