The Board

Robert P. Gauntt

Term Expires: August 31, 2027

Robert Gauntt is a Founding Partner at Capital Creek Partners, a Texas based multi-family and investment firm.

Mr. Gauntt previously served as Founding Partner at Avalon Advisors, building the firm’s Alternative platform with a focus on private equity, real estate, and hedge funds. Prior to founding Avalon Advisors, Mr. Gauntt held a variety of wealth management roles at Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, and PaineWebber. Mr. Gauntt is also a Co-Founder of Capstar Ventures in Austin, an early stage venture capital firm investing in consumer brands.

Mr. Gauntt is currently a Trustee for The University of Texas/Texas A&M Investment Management Company (UTIMCO), sitting on the Compensation Committee, Risk Committee, and Cyber Committee. He also sits on the Boards for The Contemporary Austin, RBI Austin, and Hope Mozambique. He was recently appointed by Governor Greg Abbott to serve on the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

Mr. Gauntt was previously a Trustee for the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) from 2008-2011, serving as Chair for the Risk Management Committee and Investment Management Committee.

Mr. Gauntt received a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Business Administration from The University of Texas at Austin. He currently lives in Austin, Texas with his wife Kristin. Together they have three sons: Travis, Tyler, and Turner.

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Austin, TX 78711