Operating Partner

Randy joined Brentwood in 2005 as an Operating Partner and previously served as Chief Financial Officer for Array Marketing Group. He currently serves as a Director of Beyond Proper by Boston Proper and Soft Surroundings and is active in the oversight of Excelligence, J.McLaughlin and MD Now. Previously, Randy served as a Director of Exhale Enterprise, Array Marketing Group, Sundance Holding Company and was active in the corporate development efforts of Allen Edmonds (until its sale in 2016). Randy utilizes his extensive operational and financial experience to evaluate new investments and assist portfolio companies with financial and operational related projects.

Prior to joining Brentwood, Randy spent 21 years with GE and GE Capital in a wide variety of financial leadership roles across various business segments, including Chief Financial Officer of GE/Montgomery Ward. While at GE, Randy was also transition CEO in leading the integration of Heller Financial into GE Capital. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the College of William & Mary, where he received a bachelor’s degree in economics. He also graduated with honors from GE’s financial management training program.

Members of the Operations Group are non-investment professionals or independent contractors employed or retained to provide operational diligence services for prospective and consummated investments and post-closing operational initiatives for portfolio companies.  Operations Group members are either employees of BPE Growth & Operations, LLC, an affiliate of Brentwood Private Equity, LLC, or independent contractors.