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James "Jim" Hunt
External Board Member

James

Mr. Hunt has been the managing partner and chief executive officer of middle market credit for Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, LP, a leading alternative investment firm across energy, real estate, credit and specialty growth capital, since November 2015. From August 2014 to November 2015, Mr. Hunt served as non-executive chairman of the board of THL Credit, Inc., an externally-managed, non-diversified closed-end management investment company.  Mr. Hunt served as chief executive officer and chief investment officer of THL Credit, Inc. and of THL Credit Advisors, a registered investment advisor that provides administrative services to THL Credit, Inc., from April 2010 to July 2014 and, prior thereto, held similar executive positions with predecessor entities since May 2007. Previously, Mr. Hunt was chief executive officer and managing partner of Bison Capital Asset Management, LLC, a private equity firm, from 2001 to 2007. Prior to co-founding Bison Capital, Mr. Hunt was the president of SunAmerica Corporate Finance and executive vice president of SunAmerica Investments (subsequently, AIG SunAmerica). Mr. Hunt formerly served on the boards of THL Credit, Inc., THL Credit Advisors, Primus Guaranty, Ltd., Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. and Lender Processing Services, Inc.  Mr. Hunt received a BBA from the University of Texas at El Paso and an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. We believe Mr. Hunt is qualified to serve on our Board because of his experience in capital markets and in managing financial services companies.