Stephens Johnson

Managing Director, Business Development & Investor Relations

Business Development

Mr. Johnson leads fund raising and investor relations efforts for Tenex, in addition to being responsible for business development, which includes the origination and evaluation of investment opportunities.

Prior to joining Tenex in 2015, Mr. Johnson worked in Investor Relations & Marketing for First Reserve, a global energy focused private equity firm, which raised over $6.5 billion during his tenure with the firm.  Prior to First Reserve, Mr. Johnson worked for Lazard’s Private Fund Advisory Group focused on advising and raising capital for third-party private equity, venture capital, and real estate funds.  Prior to Lazard, Mr. Johnson worked as an Investment Analyst for Private Advisors, a private equity and hedge fund of funds with over $4 billion of assets under management at the time.  He began his career in the London office of Lehman Brothers.

Mr. Johnson holds a B.A. in history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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