Hunter Carpenter is a Partner of RedBird Capital Partners, where he is responsible for RedBird’s Energy & Industrials related investment activities.

Hunter led RedBird’s investments in Aethon United, Four Corners Petroleum, Perdure Petroleum, Tally Energy Services, Majority Strategies, Lambda Energy Resources, and FireBird Energy. Hunter sits on the board each company as well as the board of Zenith Shipping.

Before joining Redbird in 2014, Hunter spent the majority of his career working for The Stephens Group, a private equity firm investing the capital of the Arkansas based Stephens family, one of America’s longest tenured private equity investors. During his time at The Stephens Group, Hunter helped launch the company as a stand-alone private equity firm, continuing the family’s extensive history of direct principal investing.

Hunter received both his B.A. and Master’s degree in Accounting from The University of Mississippi, as well as a J.D. from The University of Mississippi Law School. Hunter serves as Chairman of the Investment Committee for the University’s endowment.