Kevin BarberPartner, Private Credit
At Sun Mountain Capital, Kevin is lead partner of the Firm’s private credit strategy whose primary focus is growth capital lending to expansion stage technology companies. He serves on the investment committees of Sun Mountain Private Credit I and II as well as the New Mexico Recovery Fund. Kevin has over 25 years as a lender, investor, operator and board member in the technology and healthcare arenas.
Kevin currently serves as a board observer at Virtualitics, Clearas Water Recovery, 46 Labs, Vega Cloud and Gestalt Diagnostics.
Prior to Sun Mountain, Kevin was a Managing Director at Columbia Pacific Advisors, a Seattle-based alternative investment management firm. At Columbia Pacific Advisors, he co-founded and co-managed Union Bay Capital Partners I, LLC, a private credit fund dedicated to providing growth capital loans to expansion stage technology, healthcare, and business services companies.
Previously, Kevin was a Senior Vice President at Comerica Bank in their Technology and Life Sciences practice where he provided growth capital and acquisition financing for technology companies throughout the western United States. Earlier in his career, Kevin served as a General Partner at Northwest Venture Associates, a venture capital firm focused on growth capital investments in the Pacific Northwest. He also served in corporate finance roles at Visio Software (sold to Microsoft) and Hewlett Packard.
Kevin holds an MBA from the University of Washington and a BA in Business Administration from Seattle University.