About

About
Austin Caperton

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)

Austin Caperton

1319 Lake Drive
Daniels, WV 25832
austin@capertoninc.com
+1 (304) 763-4608

Combining extensive business experience with engineering and law degrees, Mr. Caperton has a varied and diverse background.

Virginia Tech, Mining Engineering, B.S. ‘73
WVU College of Law, J.D. ‘76

CORPORATE EXPERIENCE

  • Executive
  • Operations
  • Sales
  • Finance
  • Administration
  • Governance

GOVERNMENT EXPERIENCE

  • Cabinet Secretary
  • Chair of Governor’s Task Force

TRANSACTION EXPERIENCE

  • General Corporate
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Dispositions
  • Transaction Management
  • Mineral Properties
  • Mineral Leases
  • Capital Formation
  • Banking
  • Private Equity