James Ozanne

Operating Investor

Jim Ozanne is a founding partner of Harkness Capital and a Board Member of Kane is Able. Mr. Ozanne has served in executive positions in the financial services industry since 1972. During this time he held the positions of Chief Financial Officer, President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of several leasing, rental, and consumer finance businesses ranging from full service railcar leasing to general equipment finance and grocery pallet rental. He also served as Executive Vice President of GE Capital responsible for the Consumer Finance and Operating Lease/Asset Management business units. Mr. Ozanne holds a B.S. from DePaul University.

Key Experience

  • CEO: Nations Financial Holdings; US WEST Capital
  • Vice-Chairman, Chief Restructuring Officer: Fairbanks Capital Corp.; Source One Mortgage Corporation
  • Board Member: NMI Holdings (NASDAQ); EnSync, Inc. (NASDAQ); United Rentals (NYSE); Lead Director of RSC Equipment Rental (NYSE); PECO Pallet; Acquisitor, PLC; Proton Energy Systems; Financial Security Assurance (NYSE); Savings Bank of Maine; Noble Drill (NYSE)
  • Private Equity: Kane is Able; RSC Equipment Rental