Founders
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Todd C. Jorn

Founder & Managing Partner

Todd C. Jorn has spent 35 years in the investment banking industry holding a variety of senior producing and management positions. Most recently he was a Managing Director at The Seaport Group, a New York-based broker-dealer and investment bank where he ran the firms’ insurance markets business. He also served on the firm's Management Committee and organized the company's initial effort to establish a fixed asset finance and trading business focused on shipping and commodities. Prior to joining Seaport he was a founding partner of Pfife Hudson Group; a Managing Director of The Provident Group; founding partner of PFI Capital; and from1984-2002, a Managing Director of Fixed Income and a member of the Fixed Income Operating Committee at Lehman Brothers where he held senior positions in Sales, Sales Management, Trading, and Research. Mr. Jorn has an MBA from Georgia State University and BAs in Economics and Public Policy from Duke University. 

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John P. Thomas

Founder & Managing Partner

John P. Thomas has worked in senior operating and management roles in a variety of corporate and public enterprises for over 35 years. Prior to co-founding the Doonbeg Group with Todd Jorn, he was a founding partner of Pfife Hudson Group, a boutique investment bank. Prior to that, he spent 12 years at the Grundstad Maritime Group, a Norwegian holding company with various maritime assets including product tankers and a cruise line, culminating as CEO and President of the Group. He joined Grundstad from Northrop Corporation, where for 5 years he was responsible for Northrop's corporate countertrade and offset operations worldwide. Before joining Northrop, he was Owners Representative for West Africa and Resident Managing Director in Nigeria for Farrell Lines, a US flag shipping company. He began his African experience as a U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer in The Gambia, West Africa, and later transferred to Micronesia. Mr. Thomas graduated with a BS in Business Administration from Manhattan College.