People: InfraREIT Inc (HIFR.N)
13 Nov 2018
Mr. W. Kirk Baker is a Chairman of the Board, Lead Director of the company. He has served as the Chairman since the formation of the Company in November 2010. Mr. Baker is the Chief Executive Officer and Principal of Captra Capital LLC, an infrastructure investment firm. Mr. Baker served as our Chief Executive Officer and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Hunt Manager from November 2010 until August 2014. Mr. Baker also served as a member of the HCI Board of Directors from April 2006 until August 2013. Mr. Baker was Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Hunt from February 2007 until January 2011 and was Vice President and Tax Counsel from 1998 until 2007. During his time at Hunt, Mr. Baker held various positions, including serving as Manager of Hunt Transmission Services, L.L.C. (“Hunt Developer”) and Senior Vice President of Sharyland, and was involved in structuring many transactions for the subsidiaries and affiliates of Hunt in the oil and gas, real estate, power and private equity markets. Mr. Baker was part of the team that originated the idea to own regulated infrastructure assets through a real estate investment trust (“REIT”) structure and led the effort for Hunt to obtain the private letter ruling confirming that electricity delivery systems constitute real property for purposes of the REIT rules of the Internal Revenue Service. Mr. Baker also led the effort to raise capital commitments resulting in our formation. Prior to joining Hunt, Mr. Baker was with the law firms of Oppenheimer, Blend, Harrison & Tate in San Antonio, Texas and O’Melveny & Myers in New York, New York. As the Chairman of our Board of Directors, Mr. Baker brings his unique knowledge of our business and operations to the Board of Directors. Mr. Baker earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Baylor University and a Juris Doctorate with high honors from The University of Texas School of Law.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||60,000|
|Restricted Stock Award, USD||--|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||79,984|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||139,984|