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Ecofin Tax-Exempt Private Credit Fund Names New CEO

The board of directors of Ecofin Tax-Exempt Private Credit Fund, an interval fund primarily invested in long-term municipal bonds, appointed Gary Henson to succeed P. Bradley Adams as chief executive officer of the fund, effective as of April 1, 2024.

Due to his retirement, Adams stepped down from his role as fund CEO and from his position as managing director of Tortoise Capital Advisors LLC.

 In addition to assuming the CEO role, Henson is now the director and chairman of the fund’s board and serves as senior managing director of Ecofin Advisors LLC.

Henson served on the board of Tortoise Capital’s parent company from 2009 to November 2023. He formally began working at TortoiseEcofin in 2016. He was formerly the chief investment officer for a family office as well as the CIO of Mariner Holdings and its affiliates. Henson has more than 30 years of institutional money management experience at banks, insurance companies, and foundations. In addition, he is trustee of 1248 Holdings. He serves on the board of directors of Mariner Wealth Advisors and Shatterproof, a national organization committed to ending the stigma of addiction with a particular focus on the prescription pill crisis. He is also a board member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Champions of Character. Henson earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in business from Westminster College in Fulton, Mo., and is a chartered financial analyst charterholder.

The Ecofin Tax-Exempt Private Credit Fund’s seeks to generate attractive total return with an emphasis on tax-exempt income. Ecofin privately originates tax-free loans collateralized by infrastructure. Ecofin has specialized originators/structurors focused in three areas: education, senior living, and waste transition.


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