Deborah Hylton Joins Verto Partners

Deborah Hylton has joined restructuring firm Verto Partners as a managing director. She previously served as counsel with GE Capital.


Verto Partners, LLC, a national corporate turnaround, restructuring and performance improvement firm, is pleased to announce that Deborah J. Hylton has joined the firm as a Managing Director. She has led clients as a restructuring officer, board member, consultant, and legal advisor, including serving as counsel in several successful turnarounds with General Electric Capital Corporation as syndicate leader, for more than 15 years.

By design, Verto Partners, LLC is uniquely accomplished in all stakeholder aspects – from CEO, CRO, CFO, and portfolio company managers to distressed private equity investors to investment bankers and restructuring professionals. “We are delighted to add Deborah to the Verto team. She has tremendous experience in a wide spectrum of transactions across a range of industries. Deborah complements the experiences of our team and enhances Verto’s ability to add value to companies in transformation,” said Don Bibeault, co-founder of Verto Partners, LLC.

Verto’s founders have extensive front-line operational, executive, and investor experience. “The principals of Verto are masters in the craft of analyzing what it takes to maximize the performance of an organization and how to structure and implement actionable plans to realize that potential,” said Deborah Hylton. “Don not only literally wrote the book on turnarounds; the principals have a distinguished and distinctive reputation for efficiently delivering results while empowering the productive parts of a company. I’m delighted to be working alongside them to re-energize corporate growth,” added Hylton.

Hylton remains the Chairperson (non-Executive) of the Board of Directors of Wells’ Dairy, Inc., the third-largest ice cream manufacturer in the U.S. whose products include Blue Bunny® and Weight Watchers® ice cream and novelties. Her prior professional engagements include Restructuring Officer for KMC Telecom, Inc., Advisor to the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, and long-time transactional partner and member of the management committee of Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC.

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About Verto Partners, LLC

Verto Partners is a highly accomplished consultancy with a leading track record in performance improvement, restructurings, and turnarounds. We have successfully returned many corporations to profitability. Our primary focus is on middle-market companies yet our leadership has ranged from CEOs of Fortune 500 companies to developing, implementing, and leading growth accelerators at VC-backed start-ups. The ideas and thought leadership of our team of seasoned CEOs, COOs and CFOs, financial restructuring, and portfolio managers is complemented by our strategic partnership with The Lucas Group, a leading strategy and management consulting firm comprised of Bain, McKinsey, and Boston Consulting Group alumni. Verto Partners brings unparalleled solutions to companies seeking to realize their full value potential.