Brian A. Bernasek

Brian A. Bernasek is a Partner and Co-Head of Americas Corporate Private Equity at Carlyle, which has over $70 billion in assets under management as of Q1 2024, with diversified investments spanning industries, geographies, and strategies. He also serves on several firm investment committees. He is based in Washington, DC.

Mr. Bernasek previously served as Co-Head of US Buyout and Growth as well as Head of the Global Industrial team at Carlyle. Mr. Bernasek oversaw some of Carlyle’s most successful investments, including Allison Transmission, Atotech, and Signode Industrial Group.

Mr. Bernasek joined Carlyle in 2000 and previously held positions in New York with Investcorp International, a private equity firm, and Morgan Stanley & Co., in its Investment Banking Division.

Mr. Bernasek has served as a director on the board of several Carlyle investments, including Allison Transmission, Atotech, HD Supply, The Hertz Corporation, Novolex and Signode Industrial Group. He currently serves as a director on the Board of Nouryon and ManTech International. He is also a past 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.