Oak Hill Capital Management Names Brian N. Cherry Partner
New York, NY, March 18, 2014 - Oak Hill Capital Management today announced that Brian N. Cherry will join the firm as a Partner, effective immediately.
Mr. Cherry brings 18 years of investment experience, most recently as a Senior Managing Director of J.H. Whitney & Co., a private equity firm where he sourced and led several highly successful transactions.
will focus primarily on Oak Hill Capitalâ€™s investment activity in the Industrials
"We are delighted to welcome Brian to the team and to expand our reach in Industrials, one of our core industry sectors,â€� said Tyler Wolfram, a Managing Partner of Oak Hill Capital. â€œBrian is a talented and experienced investment professional who will enhance the firmâ€™s capabilities and our ability to pursue highly-targeted investment opportunities that align with our disciplined, theme-based origination strategy.
We welcome Brian
into the Oak Hill Capital partnership.â€�
Mr. Cherry said, â€œI am pleased to join Oak Hill Capital.
This is a remarkable opportunity to join the highly successful Oak Hill Capital franchise, to expand its investment activities in the Industrials
sector, and to continue to drive value at existing companies within the portfolio.
I look forward to working alongside a seasoned team of professionals and contributing to the firmâ€™s longstanding record of successful private equity investing.â€�
Prior to joining J.H. Whitney
in 2000, Mr. Cherry
career at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette
, where he
was a member of the merchant banking group.
Mr. Cherry earned an A.B. degree from Princeton University and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.