James A. Hislop, Lumen Vice Chairman, Managing Director
James A. Hislop is a Co-Founder and Managing Director of TRP Capital Partners, Transportation Resource Partners II and III and Penske Capital Partners. Transportation Resource Partners II, III, Penske Capital Partners and its affiliates have invested over $1billion in equity capital in 20 transactions from 1997 to 2014. These funds have focused on control investments in the Transportation Industry.
TRP Capital Partners is the successor fund to the Transportation Resource Partners and Penske Capital Partners funds. The lead strategic investors in this fund include Penske Corporation, Knight Transportation, X LR8 and The McLarty Companies. TRP Capital has invested $45mm in equity capital since the Fund’s inception in 2015.
Mr. Hislop was formerly a Managing Director in the Investment Banking Division of Merrill Lynch. He joined Merrill Lynch in 1979 after receiving his BSBA degree from Bucknell University. Mr. Hislop received his MBA in Corporate Finance from New York University in 1982.
Mr. Hislop currently serves on the Board of Directors of Endurance Warranty Sales, Versant Supply Chain, Tire Group International, National Powersports Auction and Nacarato Volvo.
Outside of his professional activities, Mr. Hislop is the Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Lumen Institute, a Volunteer Pilot with Mercy Flights Southeast and Patient Airshift Services and was a Trustee and Head of the Finance Committee of Kent Place School, based in Summit, N.J. from 2007-2013.