As a Senior Fund Accountant, Mr. Sutton is responsible for addressing matters related to the monthly financial statement close process, fund operations, tax preparation and the annual financial statement audit.
Prior to joining Direct Lending, Mr. Sutton worked as a Fund Accounting Manager for PartnersAdmin, LLC, where he played a significant role in developing their hedge fund and private equity accounting service framework and product offering. Mr. Sutton has extensive experience supporting the launch of, and design of, accounting systems of new fund structures as well as developing accounting procedures and performance reporting for strategies including global long/short equity, credit, event driven, activist and mezzanine financing.
Mr. Sutton is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the State of California and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Accounting from University of California Santa Barbara.
Outside of work, Mr. Sutton enjoys woodworking and playing poker.