James H DugganChairman
areas of expertise
- Business transformation
- Restructuring and turnaround
- M&A Strategy
- Dyncorp, COO
- Vista Information Technologies, CEO
- National Postal Museum, Board Member
- Faifax Symphony Orchestra, Board Member
Mr. Duggan is a highly successful businessman and entrepreneur with hands-on experience as the leader of several successful nationwide businesses. He is the Chairman and principal of Arnott Mason Corp, dba BrandNexity. He is the Services visionary and leader in BrandNexity. Jim knows Services and what it takes to deliver them with the kind of Excellence that he demands.
He was the founder of Vista Information Technologies, a network management and CRM services company, which he launched in 1997 with $25 million in venture capital funding.
Earlier, he completed a highly successful career at Dyncorp, a major privately held government technical service company. As Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Dyncorp and President of several of its subsidiaries, Mr. Duggan played a major role in growing the company from $40 million in sales when he joined to over $1 billion in sales when he left. Prior to its recent acquisition, Dyncorp was one of the largest employee-owned companies in the U.S.
Mr. Duggan was directly responsible for creating and growing Dyncorp’s information technology business from a concept to a $300 million business in four years. Mr. Duggan also led the development and growth of Dynair (now Swissport, USA), as its President, from a $5 million sales operation created by two acquisitions to its position as the leading airline ground services organization in the U.S. with operations at 60 major airports for over 100 customers with annual sales of $120 million.
“James’ ability to see all the moving parts and pieces and merge them in to a broad plan gives him the ability to create and grow companies again and again.”
Mr. Duggan is a graduate of The Citadel. He attended graduate school at the University of South Carolina. He is on the Boards of several companies and was an active member of the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra Board for over 10 years as well as being on the Board of the National Postal Museum.