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Chief Executive Officer and President
Jim joined Securities America in 1994 and became CEO in 2010. During his tenure, Jim served as chief financial officer, chief operating officer and president of the broker-dealer, directly leading most functional areas and departments throughout the firm.
Prior to joining Securities America, Jim managed daily operations of a multi-site company processing pharmaceutical materials and food products, advised Fortune 500 companies as a consultant for Marakon Associates and was a financial analyst for Merrill Lynch Capital Markets. Jim has an unwavering commitment to excellence, while challenging and leading others with an open mind and an open ear to business growth opportunities.
Named a Harvard University Scholar his freshman year, Jim graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University with a bachelor’s degree in 1987, and received a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School. Jim is a member of the adjunct faculty at the University of Nebraska at Omaha in the Department of Finance, Banking and Law, and a member of the Nebraska Society of CPAs.
Jim is an avid snow skier and outdoorsman, and stays active competing in basketball tournaments, road running and endurance races. Jim holds Series 7, 24 and 27 securities industry licenses.
- Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School
- Bachelor’s Degree from Harvard University
- Series 7, 24 and 27 securities licenses
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