Michael F. Sanford
Managing Director and Co-Head North American Private Equity, Cerberus Capital Management, L.P.
Manager since 2016
Michael F. Sanford is a Managing Director, Co-Head of North American Private Equity, and a member of the Global Private Equity Investment Committee at private investment firm Cerberus Capital Management, which primarily invests in companies with the potential for significant business improvement. Prior to joining Cerberus in 2006, Mr. Sanford was at The Blackstone Group in its Restructuring and Reorganization Advisory Group from 2004 to 2006, where he advised companies and creditors on a variety of restructuring transactions. Prior to joining Blackstone, from 2003 to 2004, Mr. Sanford worked at Banc of America Securities in its Consumer and Retail Investment Banking Group, where he executed various financing, M&A and leveraged recapitalization transactions. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Avon Products, Inc., DynCorp International and YP Holdings LLC. Mr. Sanford holds a B.S. with honors and highest distinction from the Schreyer Honors College of the Pennsylvania State University.