Mr. Sparks serves as Controller to Mountain Capital. He has 12 years of accounting experience, spending the last 9 years working with a variety of fund accounting structures.

Prior to joining Mountain Capital, Mr. Sparks worked as a Controller for Bayou City Energy, an upstream-focused private equity firm where he led the accounting, treasury, and compliance functions for the firm's joint venture drilling partnerships. His responsibilities also extended to the execution of portfolio valuations and the accounting, treasury, and compliance requirements for multiple co-investment vehicles and fund structures.

Prior to that, Mr. Sparks was a Fund Accounting Manager for Oak Hill Advisors L.P., an alternate investment firm with performing and distressed credit, where he was responsible for the accounting, compliance, and reporting requirements for $2.5B in assets, Additionally, he managed the tax reporting requirements for all international holdings through the firm’s division in Luxembourg. 

Mr. Sparks 
also served as a Senior Tax Accountant at Postlethwaitte Netterville in Baton Rouge, LA. He focused on tax preparation and consulting for a variety of individual, corporate, partnership, and non-profit organizations. 
Mr. Sparks earned an M.S. in Accounting and B.S. in Accounting from Louisiana State University and is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Louisiana.