Kevin S. McCarthy
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Kevin S. McCarthy has been our Chairman since March 2017 and served as our Chief Executive Officer from inception until February 2017. Since joining Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, L.P. (“Kayne Anderson”) in 2004, Mr. McCarthy has been a managing partner for the advisor to the firm’s publicly traded closed-end funds (NYSE: KYN, KYE, KMF and KED). He has been responsible for MLP private equity investments and has served as chairman and chief executive officer of KYN, KYE, KMF and KED. In addition to his directorships at Kayne Anderson funds, since 2005 he has served on the board of directors of Range Resources Corporation (NYSE: RRC), a domestic upstream company. Prior to joining Kayne Anderson in 2004, Mr. McCarthy was most recently global head of energy at UBS Securities LLC, or UBS. In this role, he had senior responsibility for all of UBS’ energy investment banking activities, including direct responsibilities for securities underwriting and mergers and acquisitions in the MLP industry. From 1995 to 2000, Mr. McCarthy led the energy investment banking activities of Dean Witter Reynolds and then PaineWebber Incorporated. Mr. McCarthy earned a B.A. in Economics and Geology from Amherst College and an M.B.A. in Finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is well qualified to serve as one of our directors due to his energy finance and investment experience.