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Jim Duncan

SVP, Structured Finance

Jim provides comprehensive banking solutions for clients of the Structured Finance Group. He has over 20 years of commercial lending experience. Prior to joining Square 1, Jim was a regional credit officer with JPMorgan Chase and a city executive with BB&T. He earned an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University with concentrations in Marking, Entrepreneurship and Business Strategy and a BSBA in Finance from East Carolina University. Jim joined Square 1 in 2014.

Outside the Square

  • Claims there is a link between his missing hair and the fact that he is the very proud father of three daughters.
  • Enjoys art and problem solving. His hobbies include digital modeling, woodworking, metalworking and auto mechanics.
  • Has a passion for startups and enjoys the excitement that comes from working with young companies with fresh ideas.


  • Structured Finance


  • National


406 Blackwell Street
Suite 240
Durham, NC 27701

P: 919.627.6345

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