James H. Dunavant is a Senior Associate at Ford Financial Fund. Prior to joining Ford Financial Fund, Mr. Dunavant served as an Equity Analyst at Pine River Capital covering U.S. regional banks, and as an Associate at Greenhill & Co. focusing on financial institutions M&A advisory. Mr. Dunavant began his career as a Bank Examiner with the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and the Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions.
Mr. Dunavant holds a B.B.A. in Finance from Mississippi State University and an M.B.A with a concentration in Finance & Economics from Columbia Business School, where he was awarded the Mark Vinrick Fellowship.