Mr. Gunst was one of the founding members of Avista Capital Partners in 2005. Prior to Avista, Mr. Gunst was at DLJMB Global Energy Partners from 2001 to 2005 where he focused on evaluating and executing transactions in the E&P, oil service and midstream sectors. Prior to joining DLJMB, he was an Analyst in DLJ’s and CSFB’s energy corporate finance group.
Mr. Gunst received a B.B.A. and a B.S. from Southern Methodist University. He currently serves as a director of ACP Blackfoot, ACP II Marcellus, ACP III Utica, Empresa Energy IV, Hansa Hydrocarbons, Laredo Energy, Manti, Peregrine Oil & Gas II, Sabalo Energy and Spartan Offshore.