James C. Baker
Director and President
Mr. Baker serves as President of KED. In this position, Mr. Baker has extensive knowledge of the Company, its operations, personnel and financial resources. Mr. Baker also serves as the President of KYN, KYE and KMF and is a senior managing director for Kayne Anderson. Prior to joining Kayne Anderson in 2004, Mr. Baker was a director in the energy investment banking group at UBS Securities LLC where he focused on securities underwriting and mergers and acquisitions in the MLP industry. Prior to joining UBS in 2000, Mr. Baker was an associate in the energy investment banking group at PaineWebber Incorporated. Mr. Baker earned a B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin in 1995 and an M.B.A. in Finance from Southern Methodist University in 1997. Mr. Baker's position of influence and responsibility at the Company and at Kayne Anderson, as well as his experience advising energy companies as an investment banker, make him a valued member of the Board.