Our Team


Eddie Soileau has spent over 40 years as an independent entrepreneur founding, acquiring and building businesses. The largest of these successes is Sunland Construction, a leading merit shop contractor in the pipeline construction industry headquartered in Eunice, Louisiana and operating throughout the United States.

Mr. Soileau co-founded Sunland Capital and is focused on opportunity sourcing and evaluation. Mr. Soileau has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.


Prior to co-founding Sunland Capital in 2009, Mr. Zylman spent 13 years in private equity (SCF Partners) and investment banking (Merrill Lynch’s Global Energy & Power Group). As a private equity professional, Mr. Zylman has been involved in dozens of new platform company recapitalizations and add-on acquisition transactions as well as the successful sale or IPO of several companies.

Mr. Zylman is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Sunland Capital as well as the oversight and development of Sunland Capital’s operating companies. Additionally, Mr. Zylman is focused on sourcing, evaluating, structuring and closing new investment opportunities. Mr. Zylman has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Managerial Studies from Rice University and is a member of the Houston Chapter of YPO.


Colin McCormick joined Sunland Capital in 2014 as Assistant Controller and was promoted to Controller in 2016. His background includes 2 years in a financial analysis role with Nabors Industries and 10 years in business development within the commercial services industry.

Mr. McCormick is focused on the financial, accounting, reporting, human resource and office administration matters of Sunland Capital and its operating companies. Mr. McCormick has a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master of Science in Accounting from the University of St. Thomas as well as a Master of Science in Finance from Tulane University.