Meet The Team

Billy Harbert

Mr. Harbert has been a partner in Bonaventure Capital since 1998 and participates primarily in the firm’s private market activities.

Mr. Harbert is Chairman and CEO of BL Harbert International, LLC, a privately held company based in Birmingham, AL. BL Harbert International provides construction services throughout the world and is a leader in sustainable and design-build construction. The company maintains a diverse portfolio of successfully completed projects including U.S. Embassies, office, higher-education, healthcare and wellness, water and wastewater treatment plants, and government facilities.

He grew up in the construction industry as his father, Bill Harbert, helped pioneer the construction industry in Birmingham and eventually throughout the world. Mr. Harbert worked as Project Manager and Project Engineer on pipeline and commercial construction projects upon graduation from Auburn University. He became Vice President of Bill Harbert International Construction in 1992 and President in 1996. In 2000, Mr. Harbert began construction operations of his own company, BL Harbert International, LLC. The company has experienced record growth and made it successfully through difficult economic times.

Mr. Harbert is a graduate of Auburn University with a BS in Building Science. Additionally, he earned his MBA from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.

He is a member of the Society of International Business Fellows, Young Presidents’ Organization and serves on the Board of Directors for Highlands Day School.
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