William Shiry

William Shiry

Managing Director, BDO Capital Advisors, LLC

BDO Chicago Office



Executive Summary

William Shiry serves as Managing Director of BDO Capital Advisors, LLC and has more than 20 years of investment banking and corporate finance experience with a focus on serving the needs of middle market companies and their shareholders. He has advised on mergers & acquisitions, leveraged recapitalizations, management buyouts, growth capital, acquisition financing and refinancing transactions with an aggregate value of over $2 billion. William has worked with clients in a wide variety of industries including a number of sectors within the Manufacturing & Distribution, Industrial & Business Services, and Consumer, Food & Retail spaces. Geographically, he is focused on managing BDO Capital’s relationships and clientele in the Midwest region of the U.S.

Prior to joining BDO Capital in 2013, William was a Managing Director with D.A. Davidson & Co., which was the successor to McGladrey Capital Markets LLC, where he was a Managing Director in the investment banking group and served as a senior member of the transaction origination and execution teams. Previous experience includes serving as a Managing Director at a Big Four Firm, where he advised on mergers & acquisitions and private placements of debt and equity. William has also held positions in loan syndications, private placements, and corporate finance with Security Pacific/Bank of America.

Industry Experience
  • Manufacturing & Distribution: Automotive, Building Products, Industrial Components & Equipment, Metal Processing & Fabrication, Packaging, Plastics, and Transportation Equipment 
  • Industrial & Business Services: Construction Services, Staffing, and Test & Measurement 
  • Consumer, Food & Retail: Consumer Durables, Food & Beverage, and Retail Merchandising Products

Professional Affiliations

General Securities Principal and Representative (Series 7, 79, 63 and 24)


Masters of Business Administration, University of Michigan
Bachelor of Science, Miami University