James J. Shannon

James J. Shannon, Vice President of Operations

James J. Shannon, SoEnergy’s vice president of operations, is a noted industry leader with more than 30 years of experience.

He first entered the industry in 1975, when he joined General Electric’s Caterpillar dealership in Bogota, Colombia. In 1979, he became parts and service manager for Dicumcol, the distributor of Cummins Engines and other equipment for the Colombian market. In 1981, he formed a partnership to open a Cummins dealership, Cummins API Ltda., for the eastern part of Colombia and to concentrate on the automotive, petroleum and industrial markets. In 2000, he sold his share in the dealership and joined SoEnergy.

Mr. Shannon received a bachelor’s degree in 1971 in Latin American studies from the City University of New York, York College, in Bayside, NY, now located in Jamaica, NY. He received a master’s in business administration (MBA) degree in 1973 from St. John’s University in Jamaica, NY.

He may be reached at (786) 304-1365 or at james.shannon@energyinternational.com.