Mr. Dell'Aquila is a Managing Director at Brookside Equity Partners. He focuses on all aspects of the investment activities of Brookside Equity Partners. Mr. Dell'Aquila commenced his professional relationship with The Brookside Group through the review and sponsorship of certain private equity co-investment opportunities. Prior to joining Brookside Equity Partners, he was a Managing Director at Parallel Investment Partners, a middle market private equity firm in Dallas, TX, where he was involved in sourcing, evaluating, structuring, managing and exiting several private equity investments. Before joining Parallel, Mr. Dell'Aquila was a Principal at Southfield Capital Advisors, a Greenwich, CT-based lower-middle market private equity firm, where he helped execute the firm’s investment strategy. Prior to joining Southfield, Mr. Dell'Aquila was a Research Analyst and member of the investment team at Sasco Capital, a $3.5 billion special situations public equity fund. Earlier in his career, Mr. Dell'Aquila was the Director of Finance & Corporate Development for Pangea, Ltd, a private equity-funded telecommunications company. Mr. Dell'Aquila started his career as a Financial Analyst in the leveraged finance group at Bear, Stearns. Mr. Dell'Aquila graduated from Hamilton College where he received a B.A. in Economics. He also studied at Oxford University.