Jim Higgins

Jim Higgins

Vice President, Business Development

Jim Higgins has more than 30 years of experience and has worked on over 30 acquisitions and major capital projects in the pipeline, terminal and other midstream space. He joined Moda in 2016 as a Business Development Vice President focused on the Western U.S., Mexico and Canada. Previously, Jim was Senior Vice President for WesPac Energy responsible for all commercial activities. WesPac was an energy infrastructure development company backed by Oaktree Capital Management and primarily focused on small- to mid-scale LNG projects, refined products terminals and midstream M&A opportunities. Prior to WesPac, Jim founded TRC Solutions’ corporate development and transactional consulting practice advising energy companies in business strategy development, mergers, acquisitions and project development. Jim’s energy expertise stems from extensive experience with several energy companies, particularly as Vice President of Business Development and Marketing for both Pacific Energy and Kinder Morgan, and various senior management roles responsible for sales, marketing and strategic planning with GATX Terminals. 

Jim holds a Bachelor of Science in finance and marketing from the University of California, Berkeley.