Samuel Baynes CRC®

Executive Leadership

Samuel W. Baynes is the Founder and Principal of Baynes Investment Counsel, LLC. He also serves as CEO of Baynes Capital LLC and Baynes Capital Partners LLC, a premier Private Equity firm based in Dallas, Texas that focuses on energy and oil industry related companies. 

Mr. Baynes received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, and his Certified Financial Planner education from The University of Texas at Austin.  Mr. Baynes also holds the CRC designation under the Texas Tech University certification program.

Mr. Baynes extensive experience in business and finance provide him with a wealth of knowledge that enables him to serve the best interests of investors, clients and stakeholders.  Prior to forming Baynes Investment Counsel, Mr. Baynes served as a PIA Portfolio Advisor with Merrill Lynch Wealth Management as well as a member of the Merrill Lynch Management Team Advisory Council.  Earlier in his career Mr. Baynes held the position of President and CEO for a Geotechnical design/build firm specializing in heavily engineered private and public projects.