James Dumler


James Dumler (Jim) brings leadership for middle-market and large organizations with backgrounds in energy, chemicals, private equity, agribusiness, and business service markets building significant results in a broad range of environments. Mr. Dumler currently serves as SVP-Business Development of CenterPoint Energy, board director for FJManagement, the private holding company, and director for the Arthritis Foundation’s Regional-Board, and chairing its Houston Board.

Prior to CenterPoint, Mr. Dumler held notable positions with Koch Industries, Purina Mills, American Identity, and Republic Financial Corporation including: Chairman/CEO - American Identity; Chairman/CEO- Purina Mills; Koch Capital EVP; Koch Hydrocarbon CFO; Koch Development managing director; and Koch Chemical VP/GM, Managing Partner–Carney-Dumler Partners, and Sr. Managing Director -Republic Financial Corporation.   

Mr. Dumler’s passion is building, leading companies, and creating significant investor value. His education includes: MBA (honors), Duke University; BS chemical engineering (honors), Washington University- St. Louis; and BA chemistry, The Colorado College.

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