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Brian Moody
Managing Director, Operating Partner

Mr. Moody leads the financial and operational due diligence efforts and portfolio oversight for Solace Capital Operations, LLC.  Mr. Moody's 29-year career includes broad experience working with private equity investors and in multiple business sectors.  Prior to Solace, Mr. Moody spent 11 years with Platinum Equity where he focused on overseeing and improving portfolio company operations, performing buy-side financial and operational due diligence, executing sell-side mandates and serving as interim CFO and COO in multiple crisis management situations.  Mr. Moody also held senior executive positions at a number of Platinum Equity's portfolio companies including President, Chief Integration Officer and Executive Vice President.  Mr. Moody was a key contributor in designing and implementing Platinum Equity's portfolio company operations oversight model and has developed a large network of independent industry and functional experts.

Prior to joining Platinum Equity, Mr. Moody was CFO of DeCrane Aircraft's Cabin Management Group, a private equity owned business, where he was responsible for integrating nine acquisitions through the implementation of common systems, reporting packages and working capital controls; consolidation and rationalization of SG&A functions and optimization of supply chains and process improvement in the engineering and manufacturing areas.  Mr. Moody was also acting president of DeCrane's Denton, Texas cabin interior and integration operation.  Prior to DeCrane, Mr. Moody worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers for 11 years in the Audit and M&A Advisory practices where he performed over 45 due diligence and post-acquisition projects.  Over half of the projects included operational assessments and optimization efforts, many of which were for private equity clients including Oaktree.  Mr. Moody earned a BS degree in Accounting from the University of Southern California and is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).

Lucy Zheng, Senior Associate