Board of Directors

Claude S. Burton


SkyKnight Capital

Claude Burton is an advisor to SkyKnight Capital. He has been involved in SkyKnight’s investments in AmWINS, Core Specialty and Watco. 

Prior to his involvement with SkyKnight Capital, Claude held C-level roles at Conductor and Mandic Cloud Solutions, working alongside Riverwood Capital. 

He also served as an advisor to the President’s National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, also known as the “Simpson-Bowles Commission.” 

Claude was part of the private equity team at New Mountain Capital and was instrumental in launching New Mountain’s debt business. He began his career at J.P. Morgan in investment banking in the mergers & acquisitions group.

Previously Claude served on the board of directors for symplr and Heffernan. He served as a board observer for IMA, Patra, and 3Gtms. 

Claude received a Bachelor of Science in economics from Duke University, magna cum laude. He is a graduate of the joint MBA and MPP degree program at Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School where he was a George Leadership Fellow.