Business Executive and University Sponsor - Jim Dunning
For more than 30 years, Jim Dunning has directed companies in the financial, online media, and publication industries, from leveraging private equity stakes to overseeing Rolling Stone magazine. Jim Dunning currently leads The Dunning Group, Inc., a New York-based firm that focuses on middle-market private equity investments.
Appointed in February 2014 by the US Southern District Court of New York, Jim Dunning serves as the independent monitor of Harbinger Capital Partners. In this capacity, he oversees the firm’s various entities while its leadership is under probation.
Since receiving his bachelor’s degree in economics from the Wharton School of Business, he has remained involved in a number of projects at the University of Pennsylvania. He contributed significantly in 2007 to the construction of Penn Park, a winter training facility that bears his name as a co-donor. A former member of the board of trustees, he continues to serve on the school’s athletics board of overseers.