Brent began working with Graham Partners in 2013 as a Senior Operating Partner. He began his career at Berry Plastics Corporation, a former Graham Partners portfolio company, in 1985 in a sales and marketing role. He worked his way through several managerial positions before retiring in 2009 as Chief Operating Officer. Brent was also the President of the Rigid Plastic Packaging Group, a business unit of the American Chemistry Council (ACC).
In addition to his role at Graham Partners, Brent is currently the Governmental Relations Consultant for Berry Plastics Corporation and a board member of the Processors Council of the Society of the Plastics Industry (SPI), where he works extensively on plastic packaging legislation and sustainability.
Brent volunteers his time as a board member of the Boys and Girls Club of Evansville, the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation Foundation Board, the Indiana State University Executive Dean’s Council, the University of Evansville Institute for Global Enterprise Board, and the Growth Alliance for Greater Evansville, and is also the President of the Indiana State University Foundation Board.
Brent received his B.S. in Marketing and Management from Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana.