Mr. Cotton is a Partner and the global head of Bain Capital Private Equity’s global Consumer vertical, which he has been a part of since joining the firm in 2003. He also serves as the Head of Bain Capital Real Estate, a role he assumed in 2023. Since Bain Capital Real Estate’s founding in 2018, Mr. Cotton has been a key strategic advisor to the business and has served on the Investment Committee.
Prior to joining Bain Capital, Mr. Cotton was a consultant at Bain & Company. Previously, he worked in baseball operations at the Boston Red Sox.
Mr. Cotton received an MBA from The Stanford Graduate School of Business where he was a Siebel Scholar, an Arjay Miller Scholar, and received the Alexander A. Robichek Award for Outstanding Achievement in Finance. He received an AB in Philosophy from Princeton University.