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

Hunter led RedBird’s investments in Aethon United, an oil and gas company with assets in Louisiana, Texas and Wyoming; Four Corners Petroleum, an oil and gas company with assets in the Permian basin; Perdure Petroleum, an enhanced oil recovery company with assets in Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle; Tally Energy Services, a buy-and-build oilfield services platform; Majority Strategies, a marketing services business; and Lambda Energy Resources, an oil and gas company with assets in Michigan. Hunter also sits on the board of Zenith Shipping.

Prior to 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.