James has a 30+ year career as a leader in business, financial services, and government including 25-years with GE. His expertise in the legislative process and regulations provide a unique perspective to regulated companies. James has over two decades of governance and board leadership roles with several national non-profit organizations. James is Chairman of the Board of Directors and chairs two board Committees of Fora Financial. James is the Founder of JMJ Advisors, a consulting firm that advises senior business leaders and their organizations. James is a Qualified Financial Expert and has expertise in M&A and as CIO ($5.0B AUM). He has also managed domestic equity portfolios (financial services). James graduated with a B.S. from Purdue and holds an MBA from The Wharton School.