James J. Dowling,
Jefferies Capital Partners
Mr. Dowling is a Managing Director of Jefferies Capital Partners (JCP). He has served on boards of many JCP companies, including as Chairman of K-Sea Transportation Partners from 2003-2011 when it was a publicly traded company and prior to its acquisition by Kirby Corp. Mr. Dowling has specialized in maritime and logistics investing for over 40 years, holding senior level positions in research, portfolio management, investment banking and private equity at JCP where he has resided for the past 20 years. Prior to joining JCP, Mr. Dowling was a partner with Furman Selz LLC and its successors for eighteen years. Among other specialties, Furman Selz was recognized broadly for its maritime expertise. Mr. Dowling received his B.S. and M.B.A. degrees from Fairleigh Dickinson University.