Mr. Ethan K. Powell is a Principal & Chief Investment Officer at Brookmont Capital Management LLC, a Chairman at NexPoint Real Estate Strategies Fund, Nexpoint Discount Strategies Fund, Nexpoint Energy & Materials Opportunities Fund, Nexpoint Latin American Opportunities Fund, Nexpoint Merger Arbitrage Fund, at NexPoint Capital, Inc., Highland Income Fund, NexPoint Diversified Real Estate Trust, an Independent Chairman at Highland Global Allocation Fund, a Secretary at Highland Fixed Income Fund, a Secretary at Highland Long/Short Healthcare Fund, a Secretary at Highland Premier Growth Equity Fund, a Secretary at Highland Total Return Fund, a Secretary at Highland/iBoxx Senior Loan ETF and a Secretary at Highland Healthcare Equity Income & Growth Fund.
He is on the Board of Directors at Nexpoint Event-Driven Fund, NexPoint Strategic Income Fund and Impact Shares Funds I Trust.
Mr. Powell was previously employed as a Chairman by Nexpoint Healthcare Opportunities Fund, a Founder & President by Impact Shares, Corp., a Trustee by Nexpoint Event-Driven Fund, a Secretary by Highland Premium Dividend Fund, a Secretary by Highland Floating Rate Opportunities Fund /Old/, a Secretary & Executive Vice President by Highland Funds I, a Secretary & Executive Vice President by Highland Funds II, a Secretary by Highland Long/Short Equity Fund, a Secretary by Highland Small-Cap Equity Fund, a Secretary by Highland Tax-Exempt Fund, a Senior Analyst by Highland Capital Management LP, a Manager-Merger & Acquisitions by Ernst & Young LLP (Missouri), and a Chief Product Strategist by Highland Capital Management Fund Advisors LP.
He also served on the board at NexPoint Strategic Income Fund.
He received his undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University.