Brentwood Associates hires MD

Consumer-focused private equity firm Brentwood Associates has hired Scott Staff as a managing director. He will be focused on business development.


Brentwood Associates, a consumer-focused private equity investment firm, announced today it has hired Scott Staff as a Managing Director focused on business development.

“We’ve worked closely with Scott for the past decade, and we’re confident he will expand our business development efforts,” said Bill Barnum, Partner at Brentwood and co-founder of the firm’s private equity group.

Prior to joining Brentwood, Scott worked at Perkins Coie, an international law firm, where he served as the firm’s global director of business development for over nine years. Scott served as Vice President for College Relations at Lewis and Clark College before joining Perkins Coie. He is a graduate of Lewis and Clark Law School and College where he was selected as a member of the Cornelius Honor Society at the Law School.

Brentwood Associates is a leading consumer-focused private equity investment firm with over $850 million of capital under management and a thirty-year history of investing in leading middle market growth companies. Brentwood focuses on investments in growing businesses where it is able to leverage its extensive experience in areas such as: branded consumer products; restaurants; and specialty retail. Since 1984, Brentwood’s dedicated private equity team has invested in 42 portfolio companies with an aggregate transaction value of over $5 billion. With significant experience in both investing and brand building, Brentwood is a value-added partner with entrepreneurs and executives building world-class companies.
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