Chris Kleinert is CEO and president of Hunt Investment Holdings, LLC, and co-CEO of its holding company, Hunt Consolidated, Inc. He oversees the operations of
Hunt Realty Investments, Hunt Investment Group and Hoodoo Land Holdings, as well as the operational activities of the holding company.
Hunt Consolidated is the flagship entity of the Ray L. Hunt family of companies, a privately owned group based in Dallas, Texas. The areas of activity of the different Hunt companies include oil and gas exploration and production, refining, LNG, power, real estate, investments, ranching, and infrastructure.
Chris serves on the Board of Trustees of the Communities Foundation of Texas, the Dallas Advisory Board of Directors of Amegy Bank, and the Neeley School of Business International Board of Visitors at Texas Christian University. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Cotton Bowl Athletic Association, 501ops, and New York-based Catchafire, Inc. Most recently, Chris joined the Executive Board of Directors of the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University.
From January 2015 to December 2018, Chris was honored to serve as the inaugural chairman of the Executive Board of Directors of the Men’s Advocacy Group (MAG) of New Friends New Life, an organization dedicated to supporting and empowering victims of sex trafficking. Chris continues to serve on the Board of Directors for the MAG, which was created to mobilize men to take action against trafficking and exploitation by raising awareness through advocacy, education, and volunteerism. In 2017, Chris and his wife, Ashlee, co-founded
The Kleinert Foundation to understand and address social issues, with a focus on sex trafficking and vulnerable populations in our community.
Prior to joining Hunt in 1996, Chris was employed by Texas Commerce Bank (now JPMorgan Chase) and General Mills. He received an MBA with a concentration in finance from Texas Christian University and a BBA in marketing from Southern Methodist University.