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James Dougherty - Senior Advisor

James (Jim) Dougherty, Senior Advisor, joined SHG in 2021, adding senior level experience to their team of operational advisors. Jim’s 40 years of experience in the power industry, coupled with his background in mechanical engineering, enables him to translate complex processes into actionable and marketable initiatives. He will be advising on strategy, operational excellence, buy-side acquisition integration, while providing valuable knowledge in the power industry.

Jim’s expertise in power plant operations and capital equipment supply was focused on the commercialization and implementation of cutting-edge power and environmental technology. His leadership aligned all facets of business operations with a single company wide strategy. At Babcock Power, Jim served as the environmental business segment CEO/President for 19 years. In this capacity, he oversaw the roll out of multiple environmental technologies for the company. Jim also provides years of experience working with large capital project management, integrating new environmental focused technology and leading large independent powerplant operations. 

Outside of his long list of professional accomplishments, Jim served as a merchant marine officer on oceangoing vessels after graduating from the US Merchant Marine Academy. He also enjoys skiing, boating and cycling. 

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