Douglas Sutton

      Partner, Flex Equity

      Doug is responsible for sourcing, evaluating, executing and managing investments made under the firm’s non-control Flex Equity strategy.

      Experience

      Doug has extensive experience in the financial industry. Prior to Huron Capital, Doug was the Managing Director of BMO Private Equity (U.S.), Inc. where he founded the junior capital, direct investing strategy in 2003.  He was responsible for leading and managing a $300 million capital commitment focused on investing in middle-market businesses across a variety of industries.  Doug started his banking career at American National Bank of Chicago (now part of J.P. Morgan Chase) where he had successive leadership positions in middle market commercial banking, investment banking and mezzanine finance.  He started his career with Coopers and Lybrand in Chicago.

      Education

      A.B. degree in Management Science from Duke University; Masters of Management degree from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University

      Board Affiliations

      Doug currently serves as a Director of Stay Online.  Doug is also on the Board of Governors for The First Tee of Greater Chicago and the Vice Chair of the Board for Foundations College Prep, a Chicago charter school.

      Fun Fact About Douglas

      Doug has spent time at more than 19,400 feet above sea level and more than 100 feet below sea level. As a result, he putts cross handed. Doug and his wife have 3 sons.