James D. Howard, Jr. is the founder, principal shareholder and CEO of Dudley Ventures. A native of the Bronx, New York, James earned his undergraduate degree from The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1980, and a law degree from Georgetown University Law Center in 1984.
James founded Dudley Ventures in 1996. The company has been an innovator in tax credit investment. Dudley Ventures has invested over $1.6 billion in tax credit transactions representing multiple tax credit asset classes and has over $1 billion under management. Howard has authored numerous articles on tax credit investing and is a regular speaker at major industry conferences. He is a Board Member of the New Markets Tax Credit Coalition and also serves as a consultant to First Place®AZ.
Howard is a licensed member of the Arizona State Bar.