A team built on shared values
We partner with our portfolio companies and have designed our team around that philosophy
Matthew has led the Dorilton team since inception in 2009 and is Chairman of all of Dorilton’s portfolio companies. Prior to founding Dorilton Capital, Matthew was with Rothschild for 22 years in both London and New York advising various clients regarding M&A and restructuring transactions. Matthew has a BA from Oxford University where he studied Physics and an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He lives with his wife and two boys in Manhattan.
Darren co-founded Dorilton Capital in 2009 and became CEO in 2018. He has actively participated in executing each of Dorilton’s acquisitions and is a board member on all of Dorilton’s portfolio company boards. Darren enjoys working with senior management as a trusted advisor and supporting the execution of organic and acquisitive growth plans. Prior to co-founding Dorilton Capital, Darren held positions with Rothschild (providing corporate finance and merger and acquisition advice) and with C3i and ZS Associates (providing sales and marketing strategy and analytics advice). Darren has an MBA from the Darden School at the University of Virginia and a BS in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the University of California, Berkeley. He lives in NYC.
Stephanie joined Dorilton in 2018 as the Chief Legal Officer and Group General Counsel. Prior to Dorilton Capital, Stephanie was the General Counsel for Pirelli Tire North America. Previously, she was an assistant general counsel for KPMG LLP and she began her career as an associate at Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett LLP. Stephanie has a JD from Duke University and a BS from the University of Notre Dame. She lives in New York City.
CLO AND GROUP GENERAL COUNSEL
David joined Dorilton Capital in 2017 as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Dorilton, David was CFO and COO at Advisen Ltd, the leading provider of data, media and technology solutions for the commercial property and casualty insurance market. He also served as Vice President and CFO at Park Electrochemical Corp., an NYSE-listed global advanced materials company headquartered in New York. Additionally, he has held a variety of corporate development, engineering, and operations positions in the electronics and aerospace industries. David has a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Virginia and an MBA from Hofstra University. David is based in New York.
EXEC. VICE PRESIDENT, COO
Will joined Dorilton Capital in 2019 as Group Chief Financial Officer. Prior to Dorilton, Will spent eight years as Chief Financial Officer and a founding team member of Gamblit Gaming, a first-of-its-kind real money gaming company backed by Bain Capital. Previously, Will worked nearly a decade as an operations professional at American Capital, a $20 billion private equity firm and global asset manager. During this time he was the financial operations team lead for 19 portfolio companies, serving as Chief Financial Officer for five and Controller for four. Additionally, Will held corporate development and finance positions for private equity-backed telecommunications startups and began his career as an auditor at EY. Will has an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a BBA in accounting from the University of Wisconsin. He lives in New York City.
Daniel joined Dorilton in December 2020 and leads the firm’s venture capital investment activities. Most recently, he was Managing Partner of a venture capital fund focused on cyber security, data analytics, and IT infrastructure. Earlier in his career Daniel managed public and private investments on behalf of Lehman Brothers, Deutsche Bank, and Eton Park. Daniel has a passion for understanding new technologies and enjoys partnering with founders to help build businesses. Daniel holds an AB from Princeton, was a Fellow at the Johns Hopkins-Nanjing University Centre for Chinese and American Studies, and received an MBA from the Harvard Business School. He is based in London where he lives with his wife and son.
Brian joined Dorilton in 2021 and leads Portfolio Operations. Brian has served as a CEO, COO, and CFO across industries. He led two Summit Partners backed healthcare companies and a national multi-brand sports apparel company. Brian was an Operating Executive at Wellspring Capital Management where he supported a $3B portfolio of healthcare, consumer products, and industrial companies. He also worked with AlixPartners turnaround & restructuring practice and The Staten Group, a boutique advisory firm. Brian began his career as a naval officer and aviator, supporting Operations Enduring and Iraqi Freedom, and served as the Chief of Flight Operations at Sikorsky where he was responsible for helicopter flight testing on behalf of the U.S. Government. Brian has a BS in Aerospace Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy (Annapolis) and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He lives in Westport, CT.
Exec. Vice President, Portfolio Operations
Michael joined Dorilton Capital in 2017. He is a Senior Vice President overseeing Dorilton’s deal execution and sourcing efforts. Michael works closely with Dorilton’s companies on bolt-on acquisitions and financings. Prior to Dorilton, Michael worked at Greenhill & Co., advising clients across industries on mergers & acquisitions and restructuring transactions. Previously, Michael was a strategy consultant with Deloitte. Michael has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in economics from Duke University. He lives in Brooklyn.
SR. VICE PRESIDENT, INVESTMENT TEAM
James joined Dorilton in 2017 and leads the M&A Operations team. He is responsible for managing the firm’s commercial and operational due diligence as well as merger integration planning and execution. Prior to Dorilton, James advised clients on M&A transactions and business transformation projects primarily within the industrial sector. He worked as an M&A Engagement Manager for Deloitte Consulting’s Strategy & Operations practice and as a Supply Chain Consultant for IBM’s Global Business Services group. James has an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Lehigh University. He lives in New York City with his wife and daughter.
Sr. Vice President, M&A Operations
Mark joined Dorilton in 2017 and leads Dorilton’s Performance Improvement team, which focuses on value creation at Dorilton’s portfolio companies. Prior to joining Dorilton, Mark was a member of Ernst & Young’s Performance Improvement practice where he led strategy and business transformation projects. Mark has a BS in Supply Chain and Information Systems from The Pennsylvania State University. He lives in New York City.
Sr. Vice President, Performance Improvement
Erin joined Dorilton in 2019 as the Senior Vice President of Human Resources. Prior to Dorilton Capital, Erin served as the VP of Human Resources for Sequential Brands Group. Previously, she was VP of Human Resources of CLEAR and for 20 years has led people operations in a variety of industries supporting thousands of employees, managers and executives. Erin has a BS in Business Administration and Mass Communications from the University of South Dakota. Erin is based in New York City.
SR. VICE PRESIDENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
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