Gordon Brothers, an advisory, restructuring and investment firm, has hired Mark Forrest as director, business development.

Forrest will expand Gordon Brothers’ integrated service offerings and presence in the Midwest. Mr. Forrest will work with private equity, investment banking and asset-based lending professionals to identify valuation, disposition and lending opportunities. Before joining Gordon Brothers, Forrest was a managing director at a corporate and investment bank.

“Mark is a respected lending professional and thought leader whose depth of industry expertise will play a critical role in our continued expansion,” said Aaron Walton, managing director, western regional sales manager at Gordon Brothers. “He’ll work collaboratively with leaders across the firm to deliver best-in-class integrated services to our clients.”