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Danny Weingeist

Managing Partner

Danny Weingeist is a managing partner for Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors’ Energy Private Equity activities. He is responsible for fund management, investment origination, deal analysis/structuring and ongoing oversight of existing investments in the firm’s energy private equity portfolio. Prior to joining Kayne Anderson in 1999, Mr. Weingeist was a managing director and principal of Torch Energy Advisors, a Houston-based company that provides capital to the industry as well as specialized outsourcing services, including accounting and financial services, and oil and gas operations.

Prior to that, he served as vice president with EnCap Investments and as a reservoir engineer at Exxon Company U.S.A. Mr. Weingeist earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering in 1985 and a Master of Business Administration in 1989 from The University of Texas at Austin.