New York Office
Bill Detwiler joined GLC Advisors in 2016 and focuses on M&A and corporate finance engagements with clients across the consumer, retail, energy and industrial sectors. He lends his industry knowledge in those sectors to GLC’s restructuring
and recapitalization engagements, as well.
Mr. Detwiler was the Chief Investment Officer of United Safety Ltd., a provider of industrial safety consulting services and equipment to many of the world’s largest energy producers and refiners in over 20 countries. He developed and executed a global
strategic growth plan, completed equity and debt recapitalizations, and implemented operational efficiencies across financial, treasury, legal and administrative functions. Prior to United Safety, Mr. Detwiler was a co-founder and Chief Operating
& Investment Officer of two merchant banking firms, Three Ocean Partners (2012) and Watch Hill Partners (2003), where he advised clients in the consumer & retail, energy, industrial and business services sectors, including his long-time
client, United Safety. He also sourced, structured and exited a portfolio of successful private equity co-investments across several different industries. After FBR Capital Markets acquired Watch Hill in 2009, Mr. Detwiler was appointed to
co-manage FBR’s Consumer, Retail & Healthcare Investment Banking Group.
Prior to his career in finance, Mr. Detwiler was a corporate attorney counseling public and private corporations and private equity firms on M&A, corporate finance and other transactional matters. Prior to attending laws school, Mr. Detwiler was
a corporate finance analyst with Barclays and a senior accountant with Price Waterhouse.
Mr. Detwiler earned a JD from Villanova University School of Law, where he served as a managing editor of the Villanova Law Review. He also received a MS in Accounting from the University of Hartford, and a BS in Political Science from Trinity College
in Hartford, CT.
Mr. Detwiler is a member of the Board of Trustees of There Is No Limit Foundation, and is a former member of Trinity College’s Board of Fellows and South Kent School’s Board of Trustees. He is also a member of the New York bar association. He is member
of the board of directors of CBF Holdings, Inc., the parent company of Bastide, a French beauty company founded by Frederic Fekkai, and of PepPod, a Boulder, CO, nutritional supplement company.