Shannon Smith

CEO – Abundant Power Group

Biography

Shannon Smith is the founder of Abundant Power, headquartered in Charlotte, NC. Shannon founded Abundant Power in 2008 after over 20 years in the financial service and private equity industries. After years in the investment space, Shannon wanted to focus his life skills on something with longer term impact.

Prior to Abundant Power, Shannon was Managing Partner and founder of Blue Point Capital Partners, a private equity company that has made over $1.0 billion in investments. Shannon invested across numerous industries in companies ranging from $25 million to $500 million in revenue. From 1990 to 1998, Shannon was a principal at Bowles Hollowell Conner & Co, a leading investment bank serving middle market companies in Charlotte, NC.

When not working, Shannon spends lots of time with his two sets of twins, stumbling through yoga, or piddling with his meager wine collection.

Education

B.A. in Philosophy and Economics from Wheaton College, MBA from University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Area of Expertise

Energy and Equity Management