Mr. Compton is a Partner at AE Industrial and is primarily focused on originating, executing and monitoring AE Industrial’s portfolio investments. Mr. Compton currently sits on the boards of AE Industrial’s portfolio companies: AIM, BHI, GSP, Kellstrom, Moeller and Triman, and has been actively involved with AE Industrial’s investments in Belcan and Global Jet Capital. Prior to joining AE Industrial in 2014, Mr. Compton was an Associate with Vestar Capital Partners where he was responsible for executing new fund investments, as well as portfolio company M&A and financing activities. From 2009 to 2012, Mr. Compton was a member of Wells Fargo Securities’ Financial Institutions Group, where he completed numerous advisory and capital markets transactions totaling over $25 billion. Mr. Compton graduated with high honors from the University of Georgia, receiving a BBA degree in Accounting.