Mr. Kenyon is the Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of KStone Partners LLC. Mr. Kenyon is a well-recognized professional in the alternative asset management area and has experience in all investment and operational aspects of managing multi-manager funds. He has developed a number of sophisticated approaches for evaluating and monitoring investment performance and the measurement of risks associated with alternative investing. He has been the founder and lead executive at two highly successful and well-recognized Fund of Hedge Fund enterprises.
In 2008, Mr. Kenyon served as Chairman and President & Senior Advisor of Modern Capital and Protégé Partners, respectively.
In 1998, he founded UBP Asset Management ("UBPAM") where he took the firm from startup to $15 billion in assets under management. At the end of 2007, Mr. Kenyon sold his minority interest in UBPAM back to its' Swiss-based parent company.
After functioning as the chief financial officer at Blackstone for several years in the late 1980's, Mr. Kenyon co-founded Blackstone Alternative Asset Management ("BAAM") in 1992. He was instrumental in the creation and build-out of the fund of funds platform at Blackstone with $1 billion in assets under management before his departure in 1997. He was a Managing Director at Blackstone and was responsible for all investment and operational aspects of the BAAM's business.
Prior to his time at Blackstone, Mr. Kenyon worked at Kidder Peabody, JP Morgan, Refco and started his career at Price Waterhouse in 1976.
Mr. Kenyon received his B.S. degree from the University of California at Berkeley and his M.B.A. from the University of San Francisco.