CARIN BARTH
Senior Advisor

Ms. Barth is co-founder and President of LB Capital, Inc., a private equity firm established in 1988, that focuses its investments in the energy and financial services industries. She currently serves on the board of BBVA USA Bancshares, Inc. and as chair of its Audit Committee, Enterprise Holdings LLC, the General Partner of Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE: EPD), Black Stone Minerals, L.P. (NYSE: BSM), where she is the lead director and chair of its Audit Committee, Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE: GPI), where she serves as chair of its Audit Committee and Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc., where she serves as chair of its Audit Committee. Additionally, Ms. Barth is chairman of the board of The Welch Foundation and sits on the board of the Ronald McDonald House of Houston. Ms. Barth has previously served as Chairman of the Investment Advisory Committee for the Endowment at Texas Tech University from 2012 – 2018, a Commissioner of the Texas Department of Public Safety from 2008-2014, a director of the Texas Public Finance Authority from 2006-2008, and as a member of the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents from 1999-2005. Ms. Barth was appointed by President George W. Bush to serve as Chief Financial Officer of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development from 2004-2005.

In recognition of her business and civic involvements, she received the NACD Directorship 100 Award, the University of Alabama - Culverhouse Alumni Outstanding Achievement Award, and an Honorary Doctorate Award from Texas Tech University. Ms. Barth received a B.S. from the University of Alabama, summa cum laude, and an M.B.A. from Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management.