Brent W. Gledhill is head of William Blair & Company's Global Investment Banking business and a member of the firm's Executive Committee. Previously, he was the head of European and Asian Banking at the firm from 2001 to 2009. Mr. Gledhill has led a successful growth and reputation surge in the international marketplace and has been instrumental in positioning William Blair & Company as a well-respected global firm. He has successfully served more than 125 clients in both merger-and-acquisition advisory and growth financing assignments. Prior to joining William Blair & Company in 1997, he held various positions with PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Andersen Consulting, and the United States Congress where he worked with Congressman Michael Oxley. He is a certified public accountant and a graduate of Miami University (B.S.) and Harvard University (M.B.A.). Currently, he lives with his wife and two children in Chicago.
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