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W. Howard Keenan JR.

Howard co-founded Yorktown and has more than 40 years of experience in the financial and energy businesses. From 1975 to 1997, he was in the Corporate Finance Department of Dillon, Read & Co. and was active in the private equity and energy areas, including Yorktown’s spinout from Dillon Read in 1997. Howard serves on the boards of directors of the following public companies: Antero Resources Corporation, Antero Midstream Corporation, Aris Water Solutions and Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure. In addition, he is serving or has served as a director of various non-public companies in which Yorktown partnerships hold equity interests.

Howard holds a BA from Harvard University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.