Robert E. Sherman

Corporate Counsel


Robert E. Sherman is Corporate Counsel. Rob leads all aspects of our legal efforts with respect to investment matters, liaising with multiple departments during diligence and negotiation efforts. He is responsible for reviewing and managing Parkwood’s regulatory matters and also handles general corporate issues. Rob joined Parkwood in 2014.

Prior to joining Parkwood, Rob was an associate with Jones Day where he focused on alternative fund formation and public and private M&A transactions.  His work on various public and private funds, and acquisitions and divestitures prepared him for Parkwood’s diverse investment structures.  Before Jones Day, Rob spent ten years in the United States Navy’s nuclear reactor program.

Rob earned a double degree in both Political Science and Asian Studies from the University of Maryland (Summa Cum Laude) in 2007 and a JD from the University of Virginia in 2011.  Rob is a member of the Ohio bar.

Rob and his wife, Letran, reside in Chagrin Falls, Ohio with their three children.

Parkwood Board of Directors

Scott S. Cowen
Chairman; President Emeritus Tulane University
Adam B. Langsam
Chief Executive Officer
Thomas A. Mandel
Founder, President and General Manager, Rubber City Radio Group
Ellen J. Ellison
Chief Investment Officer, HICO Ventures Ltd
David Heller
Principal, The NRP Group
Kenneth G. Hochman
Managing Member, KGH Consulting
Stephen H. Hoffman
Chairman, Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation; President Emeritus, Jewish Federation of Cleveland
Stuart D. Neidus
Retired CEO, Anthony & Sylvan Pools Corporation
Peter E. Raskind
Former Chairman and CEO, National City Corporation
Jehuda Reinharz
President and CEO, Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation; former President, Brandeis University
Michael A. Ritter
Retired Partner, Ernst & Young
Erika B. Rudin-Luria
President, Jewish Federation of Cleveland
Jerry Sue Thornton
President Emeritus, Cuyahoga Community College
Stephen J. Weinberg
President and CEO, Weinberg Wealth Management