Jim Schnorf is head of Investor Relations for EPD, where he provides deep expertise in financing, taxes, operations, risk management, management information systems, strategic agreements, mergers and acquisitions, and HR matters. Analytical and insightful, Jim reviews all large power project opportunities, analyzing the economics and performing financial modeling to assess viability. A trusted authority to a vast network of international contacts, Jim enjoys finding solutions that make opportunities work financially.
He is skilled at facilitating debt financing for a broad array of industries, and at arranging strategic partners for clients in the U.S. and abroad that offer financial support, operational assistance, logistics capabilities, and political and regulatory support. He offers a distinct advantage in facilitating international business development opportunities for projects in both the U.S. and abroad via relationships that connect clients with major revenue sources.
A focused and competitive leader, Jim pursues win-win projects that are not only financially attractive and safe for investors, but remarkable in their ability to help countries and economies grow in a responsible manner. He maintains great relationships with executive-level business, political, and financial market experts across a wide spectrum of geographies, sectors, and specialties.
Jim holds a B.S. in Business Accounting from Eastern Illinois University, and a MBA from the University of Illinois, College of Business at Urbana-Champaign, IL. While pursuing his MBA, Jim served as Captain of the table tennis team, and led his team to win the Illinois State Table Tennis Championship.
Jim is an avid fan of multiple sports, and enjoys attending games wherever his world travels take him.