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James H. (Jim) Graves, Partner

James H. (Jim) Graves

James H. (Jim) Graves, Partner and Director, has over 40 years of experience in the financial services industry and currently serves as a Managing Director and Partner of Erwin, Graves & Associates, LP, a management consulting firm located in Dallas, Texas. Previously, Mr. Graves worked for 11 years at J.C. Bradford & Company, a Nashville-based securities firm, where he held various positions concluding as Chief Operating Officer and head of Equity Capital Markets until it was sold to PaineWebber (now UBS) in 2000. From 1980 to 1991, Mr. Graves worked for Dean Witter Reynolds, Inc., first as head of the Energy Group and later as head of all of the industry Investment Banking Groups in New York. He was a member of the firm’s Senior Management Committee.  Mr. Graves began his career at Citibank and opened the Houston loan production office in 1974.

He received his Bachelor’s in Economics from Trinity College.  Mr. Graves serves on the boards of Cash America International, Inc., Hallmark Financial Services, Inc., TriState Capital Holdings, Inc. (a BankCap portfolio company) and various private companies in which he owns a significant interest.

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