Dudley Ventures

Guest Speaker: James D. Howard Jr.

Founder, CEO and Principal Shareholder, Dudley Ventures

James D. Howard, Jr. is the founder, principal shareholder and Chief Executive Officer of Dudley Ventures. Dudley Ventures was founded by Mr. Howard in 1996 and has been an innovator in tax credit investment. Dudley Ventures has invested over $1.4 billion in tax credit transactions, representing multiple tax credit asset classes and has over $1 billion under management. Mr. Howard has been a strong advocate of tax credits in the renewable energy sector and for the New Markets Tax Credit program.  Mr. Howard is a Board Member of the New Markets Tax Credit Coalition and serves on the National Advisory Board of BBVA Compass. Mr. Howard earned his degree from The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, a law degree from Georgetown University Law Center, and is a licensed member of the Arizona State Bar.