Theodore Deutz was named managing director of business development and investor relations at private equity fund-of-funds HRJ Capital, confirmed spokesman Jon Greer.
It is a new position; Mr. Deutz will report to the management committee of the San Francisco-based firm.
Mr. Deutz was a principal at Fontaine Partners, an alternative investment management firm focused on clean energy and technology investing. He will remain at Fontaine as an adviser.
Neither Mr. Deutz nor officials at Fontaine could be reached for comment.