Mr. Sutherland is an LLC Partner of CenterOak. He serves on the Firm’s Investment Committee and focuses on the Firm’s investment activities in the Industrial, Consumer 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. Previously, Mr. Sutherland was employed as a Vice President in the Specialty Lending Group of Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he completed financing transactions across various industries for middle-market clients underserved by traditional banks. Previously, Mr. Sutherland was an Associate in the Investment Banking Division of Banc 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 BlackHawk Industrial. He previously has served on the Board of Directors of 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.