Mr. Pritchett is a Senior Managing Director and a Senior Operating Executive for Cerberus Operations, the Firm’s operations platform. In his role, he co-leads the operations platform and serves as the Lead Senior Operating Partner for the majority of Cerberus’ investment strategies, overseeing global portfolio companies across Corporate Credit, Middle-Market Direct Lending, Residential Opportunities, and Real Estate.
Mr. Pritchett has more than 25 years of multi-industry public and private company executive leadership experience in general management, finance, commercial, technology, and operations. In his role, he works closely with the Firm’s investment professionals on deal selection for new opportunities and ensuring the success of strategic initiatives across the Firm.
From 2018-2020, Mr. Pritchett was Chief Executive Officer of FirstKey Homes, a leading operator of single-family rental homes created by Cerberus in 2015. He remains the Lead Board Director of FirstKey Homes, chairing the Audit and Compensation Board Committees and serving as a member of the Executive, Technology, Investment, and Growth Board Committees. He is also currently Chairman of the Board of Pace Industries and was previously Executive Chairman and Interim CEO. He serves on the Board(s) of Directors of several other Cerberus portfolio companies, including Imagine Group, where he chairs the Governance Committee and is a member of the Audit, Technology, and Compensation Committees; Tenet Equity Partners; MACC (Spain-headquartered); and Brazil Residential. Mr. Pritchett previously served as Executive Chairman of the Board for TransCentra until its acquisition by SourceHOV, as a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit Committee for Champion One, where he was previously Chief Operating Officer.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Pritchett was Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Head of Global Operations at InnerWorkings and held leadership positions at Vertis Communications, including Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He also held several senior roles at General Motors and Delphi Automotive.
Mr. Pritchett graduated from Walsh College and received his M.B.A. from Purdue University.