Mr. Brody is a Managing Director - Operations at Aterian Investment Partners where he is actively involved in operational aspects of Aterian’s portfolio companies. Prior to joining Aterian in 2016, Mr. Brody was a Managing Director at Sun Capital Partners, a $10 billion operationally-focused private equity firm where he joined in 2006. While at Sun, Mr. Brody worked on numerous portfolio companies in a variety of industries including chemical, consumer products, manufacturing, apparel and retail. During his tenure Mr. Brody participated in various operating roles and served on the public board of directors for Vince Holding Corp. and Gordmans Stores, Inc. Prior to his career in private equity, Mr. Brody served as either CFO or Vice President, Finance for a variety of public and private companies, including Flight Options, Inc., Sudbury, Inc., Essef Corporation, Anthony & Sylvan Pools and Waterlink, Inc. Mr. Brody started his career as an auditor with Ernst & Young. Mr. Brody graduated from Grove City College with a degree in Accounting and is a CPA (inactive).