Mr. Sutherland is an LLC Partner of CenterOak. He serves on the Firm’s Investment Committee and, with Mr. Fojtasek, co-leads the Firm’s investment activities in the Industrial and Business Services sectors. Prior to CenterOak, Mr. Sutherland held several senior investment positions at Brazos, where he most recently served as a Managing Director. Prior to Brazos, Mr. Sutherland was employed as a Vice President in the Specialty Lending Group of Goldman, Sachs & Co. Previously, Mr. Sutherland was an Associate in the Investment Banking Division of Bank of America Securities LLC and was an Analyst in the Investment Banking Division of Raymond James & Associates.
Mr. Sutherland serves on the Board of Directors of Aakash Chemicals and SurfacePrep. He previously has served on the Board of Directors of TruRoad, BlackHawk Industrial, Ennis-Flint, Tri-Northern Security Distribution and Strategic Equipment & Supply Corp.
Mr. Sutherland received a Master of Business Administration from the Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Arts degree with high honors from Harvard College.