Preston Powell has been one of our directors since August 2020. Mr. Powell is a Managing Director of Carnelian, where he is responsible for leading investment sourcing, transaction due diligence and execution and monitoring portfolio companies. Prior to joining Carnelian in November 2015, Mr. Powell was an energy investor at Denham Capital Management and KKR & Co. from 2011 to 2015. He began his career in investment banking at Greenhill & Co. and received a B.B.A. from the Business Honors Program from The University of Texas at Austin.