Brian A. Bernasek


Brian A. Bernasek is a Managing Director and head of the Global Industrial and Transportation team at Carlyle. He is based in Washington, D.C. Since 2000, Carlyle’s Industrial and Transportation team has invested more than $26 billion of equity globally. Notable transactions include Allison Transmission, Atotech B.V., Axalta Coating Systems, HD Supply, Nouryon, the Hertz Corporation, Novolex Holdings, Signode Industrial Group, Rexnord Corporation, Kinder Morgan, and Genesee & Wyoming. Prior to joining Carlyle in 2000, Mr. Bernasek held positions in New York with Investcorp International, a private equity firm, and Morgan Stanley & Co., in its Investment Banking Division. He is currently a board member of Nouryon, Victory Innovations, Asplundh Tree Expert and Novolex Holdings, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Washington Jesuit Academy.

Mr. Bernasek is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and received his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.