John Pontius

Managing Director


Office: (615) 915-1108

Cell: (203) 252-4674

Mr. Pontius joined Capital Alignment Partners in 2019 and serves as a Managing Director.

Prior to joining Capital Alignment Partners, Mr. Pontius served in various investment and leadership roles at New York area private equity firms, specifically Wexford Capital LP and Ruton Capital LLC.  His most recent position prior to Capital Alignment Partners was the Interim CEO of Predator Drilling Inc., a Wexford portfolio company with operations in Texas and Alberta, Canada. Mr. Pontius began his career at Wexford in 2004 and held positions with increasing responsibility through early 2017.  While at both Wexford and Ruton Capital, he focused on investment originations and active portfolio management with a concentration in industrial and energy service businesses.

  • Wexford Capital LP
  • Digital Power Capital LLC
  • Ruton Capital LLC
  • Mammoth Energy Services
  • BA University of North Carolina
Past or Current Board Involvement
  • BMH
  • Predator Drilling Inc.
  • Mako Mining Group
  • Marlin Gold Mining Ltd.
  • ICx Technologies, Inc. (Observer)