Jim Dunning

Jim Dunning - Private Equity Executive

A longtime private equity executive with decades of experience in the investments sector, Jim Dunning is cofounder of GK Acquisition, LLC. He previously founded The Dunning Group, a private company that focuses its investment activity on the media and energy sectors. As an organizational leader with The Dunning Group, Jim Dunning identifies companies with strong fundamentals and the management teams necessary for long-term growth.

Before taking on his current responsibilities, Mr. Dunning served for two years as the president and director of China Holdings Acquisition Corp. In this capacity, he oversaw a merger with Jinjiang Hengda Ceramics, Co., Limited, a top manufacturer of residential and commercial building materials in China. Earlier in his career, Jim Dunning served as the chairman and chief executive officer of EMAP Petersen.

Mr. Dunning holds a bachelor of science in economics from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.