Brad Borud

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Borud is Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer at Sycamore Tree Capital. His responsibilities are focused on managing the non-investment activities of the business.

Prior to joining Sycamore, Mr. Borud was the Managing Director and Chief Administrative Officer at ORIX USA. He was involved in a broad range of operational matters and activities, such as strategy, marketing and communications, project management, executive reporting, facilities management and expense management. Previously Mr. Borud was a Managing Director at ORIX USA and the Chief Operating Officer of ORIX Corporate Capital, a division of ORIX USA. As COO of ORIX Corporate Capital, he had responsibilities in budgeting and finance, marketing and communications, operations, employee evaluation and relations, risk management and strategic planning.

Prior to joining ORIX USA, Mr. Borud was an independent consultant with engagements in industries such as branded apparel, wastewater treatment, and financial software and services.

Prior to his work as an independent consultant, Mr. Borud was a long-time employee, and ultimately Partner, at Highland Capital Management. He began his career with Highland as an analyst and proceeded to hold several leadership positions, including Portfolio Manager, Co-Director of Portfolio Management, Head Trader, and Chief Investment Officer of Mutual Fund Operations. Before joining Highland, Mr. Borud was an analyst at BankAmerica Securities.

Mr. Borud earned a B.S. in Finance from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.

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