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James Burke Jr.

James J. Burke Jr.


James J. Burke, Jr. has served on our Board of Directors since 1999. He is the founder and managing member of JJB Capital Partners LLC, a private investment firm, formerly J. Burke Capital Partners LLC, since 2007. He was also the co-founder, partner and director of Stonington Partners, Inc. since 1994 and co-founder of Merrill Lynch Capital Partners, Inc., a private equity fund for which he was the President and CEO from 1987 to 1999. He received a B.A. from Brown University and an M.B.A. with Distinction from Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration. Mr. Burke also serves on the board of directors of a number of privately owned companies and several non-profit organizations. Mr. Burke brings extensive financial and business knowledge to the board through his engagement in private equity investing since 1981. Throughout his career, he has been responsible for sourcing and analyzing investment opportunities, where he has developed both expertise and significant knowledge regarding the managerial, operational and financial aspects of a business.

Independent Director