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.

Mark Dowdle

Vice President


Mark joined Sterling in 2015 and serves on the board of Highline Distribution, he is also a member of the DexKo Global investment team. Prior to Sterling, Mark served as the Director of Corporate Development at Dexter, overseeing the Company’s acquisition program and driving a number of operational improvement initiatives. Previously, Mark worked at Morgan Stanley advising energy companies on a variety of corporate finance transactions. He also brings experience from previous roles in public accounting, investment banking and private equity. Mark received a B.S. in Accounting from Brigham Young University and an M.B.A from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago.