Mr. Sanford joined Cerberus in 2006. Prior to joining Cerberus, 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. Mr. Sanford is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate from William A. Schreyer Honors College of Pennsylvania State University. Mr. Sanford is a member of the Cerberus Capital Management Private Equity Investment Committee.