Mark J. Daniels is a Managing Director and Chief Strategy Officer for Brookwood and for Yesway. Mr. Daniels’ primary responsibility is to lead the due diligence and acquisition process and is responsible for identifying, evaluating and recommending opportunities for investment. Prior to joining Brookwood, Mr. Daniels was a senior operations consultant with Stroud Consulting, where his work leading client teams to drive process improvements resulted in millions of dollars in annual savings. At Stroud, he worked extensively for a multi-national oil producer, exporter, and retailer and a major food-service processer and manufacturer, where his specific areas of expertise were in the consolidation and roll-up of facilities, network optimization, capital-free cost reduction, and the optimization of capital projects. Mr. Daniels was the founder and chief executive officer of Digital Field Theory, an international software company specializing in applied numerical simulations. In addition to designing and developing several key aspects of the software from inception to final release, he directed all aspects of the company’s organization, development, and administration; secured two rounds of private funding; achieved over 50% market share in the industry; and oversaw a team of almost 200 full-time employees, part-time employees and volunteers. Mr. Daniels graduated magna cum laude from Princeton University with a degree in Astrophysics and minors in Computer Science and Engineering Physics. He completed his Master’s in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Princeton, where he graduated with the highest grade point average and academic standing across all programs. Mr. Daniels serves as Secretary of the Board of The Princeton Tiger, Inc. He is an active member of the Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society, the Sigma Xi Scientific Research Honor Society, and the Canadian and American Mathematical Societies.