A unique range and depth of experience is what we believe sets our Partners apart. Collectively, we share over 100 years of private equity experience at Sterling. Each is actively involved both in investment activities and in the oversight and direction of portfolio companies.

Brent Willson

Vice President


Brent joined Sterling in 2014 and serves on the Construction Supply GroupĀ board and is a member of the Safe Fleet investment team. Previously, he was with Madison Dearborn Partners focusing on investments in the Industrials, Healthcare, and Consumer sectors. Prior to Madison Dearborn he was an Analyst with Deutsche Bank in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group advising clients in the paper & packaging, chemicals, and natural resources sectors. Brent received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Northwestern University, and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.