B. Riley Financial
Sep 21, 2017

Chad Yutka Returns to Great American Group as Managing Director of Corporate Advisory & Valuation Services Subsidiary

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Great American Group, LLC ("GA"), a leading provider of valuation and advisory services and wholly-owned subsidiary of B. Riley Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:RILY), announced today that Chad Yutka has returned to GA as Managing Director, Strategy of its Corporate Advisory & Valuation Services (CAVS) subsidiary.

"I'm honored to be able to rejoin GA during a time of transformation and growth," said Yutka. "I'm looking forward to being a part of it all, and am confident in the continued success of the company. I am very excited about what the future holds for us."

In his new role, Yutka will be responsible for promoting growth and providing the direction for the strategic development of the CAVS practice. He will provide additional experience and leadership to an already formidable team of seasoned advisory and valuation professionals. "We're going to be expanding our team, as well as the services we provide to our clients," said Yutka. "The goal for this group is to be the premier provider of corporate advisory and valuation services in this industry."

"Chad's vast valuation experience makes him a valuable asset to our growing team," said Michael Marchlik, CEO of Great American Group's Appraisal practice. "Having him back in the GA family enables us to continue enhancing our valuation services platform."

Before joining GA in January 2012 as Vice President for GA's Corporate Valuation Services practice, Yutka started his career in the appraisal industry in 2003. Since then he has specialized in the valuation of industrial plants, machinery, equipment and other tangible assets and has led over 850 valuations of international and domestic corporations' assets for advisory, financial reporting, tax, dispute resolution, financing, insurance and liquidation purposes.

Yutka has been recognized as an Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) by the American Society of Appraisers since 2008. He earned his Bachelors of Science in Finance from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in 2002. He will be based out of GA's offices in Chicago, Illinois.

For over 40 years, Great American Group has been conducting thousands of appraisals every year representing hundreds of billions in assets annually. Leveraging the team's extensive experience, combined with a client-focused and results-driven process, GA provides their clients with unique insight into market trends that deliver accurate and reliable market values tailored to the client's needs. To learn more about GA's Corporate Advisory and Valuation Service, visit http://www.greatamerican.com/advisory/overview.html

About Great American Group, LLC 
Great American Group, LLC is a leading provider of advisory and valuation services, asset disposition and auction solutions. Great American Group efficiently deploys resources with sector expertise to assist companies, lenders, capital providers, private equity investors and professional service firms in maximizing the value of their assets. 

B. Riley Financial, Inc. is a publicly traded, diversified financial services company which takes a collaborative approach to the capital raising and financial advisory needs of public and private companies and high net worth individuals. The Company operates through several wholly-owned subsidiaries, including B. Riley & Co., LLCFBR Capital Markets & Co.Wunderlich Securities, Inc.Great American Group, LLC, B. Riley Capital Management, LLC (which includes B. Riley Asset ManagementB. Riley Wealth Management, and Great American Capital Partners, LLC) and B. Riley Principal Investments, a group that makes proprietary investments in other businesses, such as the acquisition of United Online, Inc.

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Chad Yutka
Phone: (312) 909-6078
Email: cyutka@greatamerican.com

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