James R. Knapp

ChairmanJames-Knapp
151 Kalmus Drive, F-1
Costa Mesa, California 92626
(714) 850-3901
jknapp@thebrookhollowgroup.com

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

THE BROOKHOLLOW GROUP and affiliates
1980 to Present

Chairman

   • Real estate investment and industrial and commercial development

 

PACIFIC ENTERPRISES
(Formerly Pacific Lighting Corporation) The largest gas distribution company in the United States
1975 to 1980

Executive Vice President and Director

  • In charge of the financial and legal affairs of the company (corporate finance, gas supply finance, law, accounting and administration). Also in charge of non-utility operations (real estate development, agriculture and equipment leasing).

 

PACIFIC ENTERPRISES
1971 to 1975

Group Vice President

  • In charge of non-utility operations.

 

DUNN PROPERTIES CORPORATION
1969 to 1971

President and Co-Founder

  • Developer of industrial properties in California, Texas, Georgia and Colorado

 

KALMBACH, DeMARCO, KNAPP & CHILLINGWORTH, Law Firm
1961 to 1969

Partner

 

KINDEL AND ANDERSON, Law Firm

Partner and Associate

 

EDUCATION

1961       Hastings College of the Law, University of California, J.D.;Order of the Coif;

Thurston Society; Associate Editor of Hastings Law Journal; Phi Delta Phi Fraternity

1958       Stanford University, A.B., Honors in Economics; Kappa Sigma Fraternity

1954       San Bernardino High School, Diploma; Valedictorian; Student Body President

 

PERSONAL

Born 1936, San Bernardino, California

Married 1957, to the former Sally Dewar; three children

Resides in Newport Coast, California