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Chief Investment Officer & Managing Partner

Dealmaker & Industrialist


Shawn Kling is an accomplished closer. His proven record of modeling business to drive a profit culture is centered on developing sustained revenue growth. In addition to M&A experience, securing working capital and developing new markets, Shawn passionately enjoys forging strategic partnerships, implementing financial strategy & identifying niche markets along with coaching managers and mentoring emerging executives.


Shawn is committed to philanthropy and environmental causes, having worked on the ONE campaign to fight extreme poverty in third world countries. Shawn has also been a supporter and contributor to Humanity 1st, providing desperately needed water wells to remote people in Afghanistan, Pakistan and throughout Africa.

Global Experience

Current Board Member

Kennisis Group

Hughes Investment (Chairman)

Red Arrow Logistics

Elevation Edge



Past Board Member

Global Energy & Lighting (2013 to 2015)

G6 Group Gulf Infrastructure Alliance (2010 to 2014)



Strategic Advisor

Dynamis Energy (2011 to 2014)



President of Universal Asset Management, instrumental to its year-over-year growth through partnered deals and aircraft trading with leading lessors and airlines. Also participated in sale of company to a major Chinese aviation lessor (2014 to 2019)


Chairman of Gulf Strategic Inc., a private equity consortium, comprised of investments in the Middle East, The Levant, North Africa & Asia (2010 to 2014)



CEO of TJT Inc. providing recycled axles, tires and aftermarket products to the manufactured housing, recreational vehicle and residential markets in North America (2010 to 2012)



Chairman & CEO of Pinnacle Transportation, a heavy haul transport and logistics specialized carrier in the modular home industry in North America (1999 to 2010)


Commercial Helicopter Pilot

Private Pilot with Instrument-Rating (Fixed Wing)

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