Thomas Liber


Chairman & CEO

With a 40-year history of specializing in start-ups, turnarounds, and workouts, Tom Liber brings an unparalleled breadth of experience and knowledge to the three key disciplines of business finance:

  • Start-ups: Tom has done strategic plan development, structuring, and facilitating of “early stage” financing for innumerable start-up businesses throughout his career.
  • Turnarounds: Tom’s experience has included service as an interim Senior Officer, managing the reorganization of business enterprises, including overseeing the management of companies through the Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization process.
  • Business transition and workout advisory services: By advising both borrowers and financial institutions on the restructuring of their debt and offering creative win-win debt settlement solutions for both, Tom has developed one of the major commercial debt restructuring, modification, and mediation advisory businesses in the U.S.
  • Much of The 8558 Group’s success in negotiating the restructuring and/or settlement of more than $15 billion in commercial debt over the last seven years is based upon Tom Liber’s skill and sensitivity as a negotiator and the respect he has earned throughout the lending industry.  Tom’s relationships throughout the lending industry are unparalleled.  His services are sought out by not only borrowers but lenders, servicers, and CMBS CCR’s as well.
  • Tom holds a Juris Doctor Degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in Cleveland, Ohio.

Kyle A. Scheid


Chief Operating Officer Director of Analytics

Kyle started with the company in April of 2012 coming from the banking industry working in retail banking with JPMorgan Chase downtown Chicago.

As Chief Operating Officer his duties include:

  • Manage the ongoing business operations within the company
  • Assist the CEO in managing the array of services the company provides
  • Assist the CEO in managing the relationships with strategic partners
  • Manage the preparation and execution of annual operational budgets and strategic business plans
  • Manage the preparation of analytics and financial models to support due diligence and settlement structuring
  • As Director of Analytics Kyle’s duties include:
  • Oversee reporting, data management and monitoring of financial software
  • Serve as Manager on specific projects

Kyle graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from Indiana University