Principal, Humphrey Enterprises, LLC
CEO and Principal, Humphrey Capital Group
Jim Humphrey is the CEO and Principal of Humphrey Capital Group
(HCG). He started HCG in 1984 with his brother, John Humphrey, with
the objective of buying manufacturing and/or distribution companies
and turning them into Premium Companies.
Jim currently directs the operations of three manufacturing operations
- - Hadley, Soroc Products, and Foremost Electric. These companies
serve the automotive, heavy duty truck, and heavy equipment industries.
Prior to the current operations, Jim was President and CEO of Nelson
Metal Products Corporation from 1984 to 1999. Nelson provided die
castings to the automotive industry and experienced a sales growth
from $18 million to $210 million and a 41% compound growth in shareholder
return over this 15 year period. The business was sold in 1999 for
The 40 year business experience for Jim also includes leadership
positions at Spun Steel, Robin Tech, Arvin, and General Motors.
Jim earned a B.S. in Engineering from Iowa State University and
received his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern