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John C. Wheeler

Managing Director



B.S., Western Illinois University


American Bankruptcy Institute

John Wheeler has over 30 years of experience in the insolvency field, having joined DSI in 1981.

Professional Profile

John’s experience is concentrated in the operational and liquidation side of the business.  These businesses include specialty machine manufacturing, residential construction, scrap metal recovery, printing, steel distribution, machine tool manufacturing, plastic injection molding, textile distribution, real estate management, pleasure boat manufacturing and automotive-related parts manufacture and sales.

Additionally, John has provided consulting services to secured lenders and debtors in collateral valuation, liquidation of inventory, analysis and wind down of manufacturing facilities, hospitals and other healthcare operations.  John has been appointed as a Bankruptcy Trustee, a State Court Receiver, or as an Assignee for the Benefit of Creditors in numerous matters over the years.

Select Engagements

Accuro Medical Products, LLC, Altheimer & Gray, F & F Foods, Inc., Family Service and Community Mental Health Center of McHenry County, Hackett Precision Corporation, Hedland Hanley & John, Keck Mahin & Cate, Lunn Partners, LLC, Peterson & Ross, LLC, Processed Plastic Co.