Derrick L. Weatherspoon
Derrick L. Weatherspoon is a Vice President focused on U.S. buyout opportunities in the Consumer, Media & Retail sector. He is based in New York.
Since joining Carlyle in 2012, Mr. Weatherspoon has been actively involved in Carlyle’s investment in Acosta, Inc.
Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Weatherspoon was an Associate at Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, a private equity firm focused on information business services and healthcare investments. Previously, he was an investment banking analyst in the Financial Sponsors group at Lehman Brothers.
Mr. Weatherspoon received his M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School and a B.S. in finance from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.