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Chris Kleinert
Chairman - Hunt Investment Group


Chris KleinertChris Kleinert is chairman of Hunt Investment Group and director of Hunt Realty Investments, Inc., both of which are subsidiaries of Hunt Consolidated, Inc. Hunt Consolidated’s other business interests include oil and gas exploration and production, petroleum refining, electric power generation and transmission, ranching and agriculture. Kleinert’s affiliation with Hunt Consolidated began in 1996 as investment manager for Hunt Financial Corporation. Hunt Investment Group is the private equity arm and Hunt Realty Investments is the centralized real estate investment management resource for Hunt Consolidated.

Kleinert received an MBA with a concentration in finance from Texas Christian University and a BBA in marketing from Southern Methodist University. Prior to joining Hunt, he was employed by Texas Commerce Bank (now JPMorgan Chase) and General Mills.

Currently, Kleinert serves on the Investment Committee of the Board of Trustees of Southern Methodist University (SMU), and the Program Committee of SMU’s Cox School of Business Southwest Venture Forum.

Kleinert also serves on the advisory boards of Amegy Bank – Dallas, the Entrepreneurs for North Texas and the Positive Coaching Alliance. He is a member of the Lone Star Dallas Chapter of Young Presidents’ Organization and the Dallas Citizens Council. In 2009, he and his wife, Ashlee, started a non-profit agency called Executives in Action.