Mr. Kirkland joined Donovan Ventures in 2019 as an analyst and is currently responsible for market research, financial modeling and data analysis in support of investment due diligence. Mr. Kirkland supports several Energy Founders Fund portfolio companies, including Huntington Oil & Gas and SPL Leak Detection, with their business development and corporate strategy efforts. Mr. Kirkland also supports Donovan Ventures research of advanced materials and clean energy technologies.

Mr. Kirkland holds a B.A. in Business Administration from Furman University where he was a collegiate rugby player and V.P. of the Furman University Investment Club.