Jarvis Hollingsworth is the General Counsel for Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, L.P., a leading alternatives investment management firm based in Los Angeles. Jarvis currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas, a $175 billion pension trust fund for retirees, teachers,
and employees of education-related institutions. The fund invests in domestic and international securities, private equity, real estate, and hedge funds. Jarvis has served as a director of several public and private companies and not-for-profit organizations. He currently serves as a Director of Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (NYSE:LPI), a diversified energy company, along with the finance committee of the Memorial Hermann Hospital System in Houston. He is a former Director of Emergent Technologies LP, a fintech company that provides payment services in emerging markets using a gold-backed digital currency, and is also a former Director of Cullen/Frost Bankers Inc. (Frost Bank) (NYSE: CFR), based in San Antonio, Texas. Jarvis formerly served as Chairman of the Board of Regents of the University of Houston System and is also a former director of the State Bar of Texas.
He received a Bachelor of Science from the United States Military Academy at West Point and served for several years on active and reserve duty in the United States Army upon graduation. He received his Juris Doctor from the University of Houston Law Center.