Our Culture

What you believe and what you value as an organization matters. Discover the DNA of our firm.

Our People

Get to know our teams and the stories of select staff members who share why they choose to work at Sands Capital.

News & Events

Read about some of the latest events, partnerships, and business highlights from Sands Capital.


At Sands Capital, we strive to hire exceptional talent who will live our values and support our efforts to deliver on our mission.

Changing market and geopolitical environments are part of the equation for long-term investors.  As active investors, we are prepared to manage through trying times.

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Fostering Long-term Thinking

Executive Managing Director and Sr. Portfolio Manager Brian Christiansen discusses the importance of candor and collaboration in a culture that promotes long-term thinking.

Transparent Work Cultures and Inclusive Opportunities

Recruit Holdings is transforming the world of work through wage transparency and providing life-changing opportunities for immigrants and refugees.

Philosophy & Approach

Our philosophy is rooted in the belief that, over time, stock prices will reflect the earnings power and growth of the underlying businesses.

Our latest annual report offers a comprehensive view of how we add value through active stewardship.

Public Equity

Our newest strategy takes an unconstrained approach to seeking the best growth businesses outside of the U.S.

Venture & Growth Equity

Sands Capital invests in innovative businesses across all stages of the growth spectrum

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Erin Soule, CPA

Managing Director, Head of Private Markets Finance and Operations

Joined Sands Capital


Work Experience

American Capital, Ltd. (2006 - 2013)
Bethesda, MD | Vice President

American Capital, Ltd. (2001 - 2005)
Bethesda, MD | Senior Manager

PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP (1996 - 2001)
New York, NY & Washington, DC | Senior Associate


The College of New Jersey
BS | Accountancy

Erin joined Sands Capital in 2014 and is Managing Director, Head of Private Markets Finance and Operations for Sands Capital Ventures. Erin is responsible for managing all financial and accounting aspects of Sands Capital Ventures, including financial reporting and portfolio valuations, and manages various aspects of Sands Capital Ventures' operations. In addition, Erin works closely with Sands Capital Ventures' investment professionals on the financial due diligence process and portfolio construction. Prior to joining Sands Capital, Erin was Vice President at American Capital, Ltd., where she had extensive experience with private equity investment underwriting, transaction execution, portfolio management and valuations, and internal controls. Erin began her career as an auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP and worked with the Transaction Services team on buy-side and sell-side financial due diligence. Erin holds a BS in Accountancy from The College of New Jersey and is a Certified Public Accountant.

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