Brian Bernasek is a Managing Director of The Carlyle Group where he focuses on investment opportunities in the industrial and transportation sectors. He is based in Washington, DC. Since joining Carlyle in 2000, Mr. Bernasek has led or been a key contributor to several of the firm’s investments, including Accudyne Industries (formerly Hamilton Sundstrand Industrial), Allison Transmission, AxleTech International, Rexnord Corporation and The Hertz Corporation, among others. Prior to joining Carlyle, he held positions in New York with Investcorp International, a private equity firm, and Morgan Stanley & Co., in its Investment Banking Division. Mr. Bernasek is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and received his M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Accudyne Industries, Allison Transmission, HD Supply and the Washington Jesuit Academy.