CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - March 24, 2008) - Dresner Partners, a leading FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank, announced today that Timothy J. Lubbe has joined the firm as manager, valuation services. Mr. Lubbe will report to Gregg D. Pollack, managing director, investment banking, and head of Dresner Partners' valuation services practice.

Mr. Lubbe has over eight years of valuation experience analyzing a wide array of assets with a combined fair value of over $20 billion. He joins Dresner Partners from Ernst & Young, Chicago, where he valued business enterprises, intangible assets, employee stock options and publicly traded securities.

Before Ernst & Young, Mr. Lubbe was manager of valuation services for BearingPoint in Chicago, formerly KPMG Consulting. His responsibilities included managing and performing asset valuations for private and public companies in broad array of industries including energy, financial services, plastics, railroad, and steel.

Mr. Lubbe also worked in Arthur Andersen's valuations services group where he performed valuations for various companies in the energy, automotive, information technology and manufacturing industries.

"Dresner professionals are continuously engaged in the valuation of businesses, securities and real and intangible assets in connection with various client transactions," said Mr. Pollack. "Tim's diverse experience will help support our continued growth in valuation services and we are extremely pleased to welcome such a high quality valuation professional into our firm."

"Dresner Partners is a distinguished firm with a history of completing sophisticated transactions for its clients," said Mr. Lubbe. "I look forward to working closely with Gregg and the Dresner Partners team to help clients understand the components of value in their businesses as well as contribute to the continued success and growth of the firm."

Mr. Lubbe holds a Master of Science in Civil Engineering and a Bachelor of Science in General Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Mr. Lubbe is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

About Dresner Partners

Dresner Partners is a FINRA-registered, middle-market investment bank based in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 1991, Dresner Partners provides financial advisory services to business owners and managers throughout the United States, including institutional private placements of debt and equity, merger & acquisitions, and valuation and strategic consulting services. Its affiliate company, Dresner Corporate Services, is a strategic communications firm specializing in investor and public relations. More information is available via the Internet at

Contact Information: Media Contacts: David Gutierrez Dresner Corporate Services 312.780.7204 Gregg Pollack Dresner Partners 312.780.7207