A unique range and depth of experience is what we believe sets our Partners apart. Collectively, we share over 100 years of private equity experience at Sterling. Each is actively involved both in investment activities and in the oversight and direction of portfolio companies.

Hunter Nelson

Advisory Partner


Hunter joined Sterling in 1989 following the sale of Fiber Industries, where he had served as Vice President of Administration and General Counsel. He is currently on the board of DexKo Global and has served on the boards of Roofing Supply Group, Propex, Panolam, Sterling Diagnostic Imaging and Sterling Chemicals.

Previously he was a partner in the law firm of Andrews & Kurth LLP, which he joined in 1979. At Andrews & Kurth, Hunter specialized in mergers and acquisitions, securities and corporate finance, and general corporate law. Hunter received his B.B.A. in accounting and J.D. with honors from The University of Texas at Austin.