Cherington was a Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Cherington Capital LLC. Prior to co-founding Cherington Capital, Mr. Cherington co-founded a smaller fund which also focused on middle market buyouts. He was a Partner at Paratus Capital Management, L.L.C. He was a Vice President at the Vietnam Fund. Mr. Cherington was also employed at CS First Boston. He holds an M.B.A. degree, with honors, from the University of Chicago and a B.A. degree in History from Wesleyan University.