Brent joined Sterling in 2014 and is a member of the Specified Air and Safe Fleet investment teams. 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.