J. Chris Jones's Biography
- Co-founded Haddington in 1998
- 29 years of midstream experience
- TPC, SVP, CFO & COO; Co-founder
- The Fisk Group, Secretary, Treasurer & CFO
- University of Houston Endowment, former Advisory Board Member
- University of Texas, BBA
Chris Jones focuses on acquisitions, financing, and administrative issues for portfolio companies and is the primary interface with limited partners of Haddington-managed funds.
Prior to the formation of Haddington, Mr. Jones served as Tejas Power Corporation’s (TPC) Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1985 until his appointment as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in 1995. He also served as a Director of Market Hub Partners, L.P., TPC’s natural gas storage joint venture with Dayton Power & Light, New Jersey Resources, NIPSCO and Public Service Electric and Gas. During his tenure as Chief Financial Officer of TPC, TPC’s equity capital grew from $1 million to over $175 million, and both TPC and its Market Hub Partners affiliate issued over $300 million in bank and fixed income securities.
Prior to his association with TPC, Mr. Jones served as Secretary/Treasurer, and later Chief Financial Officer of The Fisk Group, Inc., a U.S. and international electrical contracting subsidiary of Amec p.l.c., a publicly traded U.K. company. He was employed with The Fisk Group from 1979 to 1985. Mr. Jones began his professional career with the auditing firm Price Waterhouse in Houston, Texas in 1977.
He received his BBA degree in Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin in 1977.