Mr. Barnwell serves as the Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Centric Infrastructure. During his 13-year tenure, he has been an integral contributor to the strategic growth of the company. Robert has worn multiple hats at Centric, ranging from field construction to billing, accounting, business development, and executive management.
Currently, Mr. Barnwell is responsible for the successful execution of the Company’s strategic vision and growth plans. Leaning on his strong financial background, he guides and supports executive management with respect to the Company’s capital allocation strategy and the oversight of all aspects of daily operations.
Prior to joining Centric Infrastructure, Mr. Barnwell worked as an Associate for a Dallas-based private equity firm focused on middle-market oil & gas investments. He began his career in Wells Fargo’s financial analyst program.
Mr. Barnwell holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University in Accounting and Finance and a Master of Accountancy in Taxation from the University of Houston.
He is a member of the Texas Gulf Coast Chapter of YPO, where he currently presides as the Assistant Learning Officer. He is also active in the north Houston Fellowship of Christian Athletes organization, where he serves on the Board of Directors.
Outside of work, Mr. Barnwell enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters, traveling, playing golf, snow skiing, and distance running.