Jud Hill

Mr. Hill, Managing Partner-Blue Star Capital, LLC, recently reestablished his management advisory firm with sector verticals to include energy, water environmental services, general industrial and life sciences. Particular expertise in the nexus between energy, water and agriculture. Advisory services range from M&A, capital structures (equity/mezz. and senior debt), and operations advisory including business strategies, markets and personnel optimization.

Has over 30 years of experience in both water and environmental service company operations as well as over a decade of private equity experience in the water industry.

Prior experience includes serving as a Managing Director of NGP Energy Capital Management where he led the firm’s efforts in sourcing, execution and monitoring of opportunities in the water and oil field services sectors, Prior to NGP, Mr.Hill was a Managing Partner with Summit Global Management, Inc. where he was responsible for all private equity investments in the water sector.

From 1999 to 2008, he served as a Managing Director of Aqua International Partners and then The Halifax Group, both affiliates of the Texas Pacific Group. Mr. Hill’s early career was with Atlantic Richfield and Westinghouse Electric Corporation where he held operating and executive roles in the environmental and water sectors.

Mr. Hill received a Bachelor of Science in Biology / Chemistry in 1977 from Edinboro State University and a Bachelor and Masters of Science in Environmental Engineering in 1979 from the University of Pittsburgh. He serves as a Trustee of the Waterkeeper Alliance.

Currently serve on the Board Of Directors for Abtech Industries, Inc. and Greenstone Resource Holdings. Formerly served on the Board of Directors for Meineke Auto Care Centers, Soil safe Inc., North American Video Inc., Biotronic Systems Corp. and Westinghouse Bioanalytic Systems Corp.