Austin Caperton founded Caperton Inc. in 1989 providing strategic direction, acquisition, disposition, financing, workout, and project-oriented services to clients. Combining his extensive executive experience with his engineering and law degrees, He has generated and managed transactions and consulted on a wide range of management functions, including operations, sales and finance.
He served as Cabinet Secretary for the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection from January of 2017 through January of 2020.
After graduating from law school in 1976 he held management and executive positions in industry prior to founding Caperton Inc.
WVU College of Law J.D. (1976)
Virginia Tech, B. S. Mining Engineering (1973)