William Shiry

William R. Shiry, Jr.

Managing Director




Executive Summary

Mr. Shiry serves as Managing Director of BDO Capital Advisors, LLC and has more than 30 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 in the billions of dollars. Mr. Shiry has originated and executed M&A and private capital raising transactions for clients in a wide variety of industries including a number of sectors within the Manufacturing & Distribution, Industrial & Business Services, Consumer, Food & Retail, and Healthcare and Life Sciences spaces. Geographically, Mr. Shiry 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, Mr. Shiry was a Managing Director with D.A. Davidson & Co., which was the successor to McGladrey Capital Markets LLC, where Mr. Shiry 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 Big Four Corporate Finance, where he advised on mergers & acquisitions and private placements of debt and equity. Mr. Shiry 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 & Distribution, Packaging, Paper, Plastics, and Transportation Equipment
  • Industrial & Business Services: Construction Services, Professional Services, Staffing & HR Services, and Test & Measurement
  • Consumer, Food & Retail: Consumer Products, Food & Beverage, Retail Merchandising Products, and Restaurants
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences: Healthcare Products

Professional Affiliations and Accreditations

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


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