Star Mountain Capital makes ESG hire

Star Mountain Capital has appointed Amon Johnson as managing director and member of the firm’s ESG and DEI committee.

Based in New York, Johnson spent over 15 years at BlackRock and was most recently a Managing Director, Head of Investor Relations & Fundraising at Backcast Partners.

Brett Hickey, Star Mountain Capital Founder & CEO, says, “Amon is joining our team in response to the increasing demand by institutional and retail investors to target defensive, high yielding and asymmetric upside returns. Amon’s history in advising sophisticated clients and trusted relationships will allow Star Mountain to continue to provide high quality partnerships with our growing investor base, enhancing our value proposition to investors and business owners. We are aligned with Amon’s values including our continuing efforts to build an industry-leading and diverse team.”