Jim is president and CEO of Citizens Capital Markets, Inc., a subsidiary of Citizens Financial Group, based in Stamford, CT.  He joined Citizens as head of mergers & acquisitions in 2012. Prior to Citizens, Jim held positions as head of corporate finance for RBS Securities, Inc., partner of Crest Advisors LLC, and managing director at Chase Securities, Inc.

In advising businesses on corporate development strategy, he looks to apply traditional approaches to enhancing stakeholder value while also addressing environmental and social impact objectives.  Jim holds an MS in Sustainability Management from Columbia University, an MBA in Financial Management from Duke University and a BA in Economics from Davidson College.

Outside of work, Jim loves both road and mountain biking and has joined Climate Rides in the Pacific Northwest, the Blue Ridge Mountains and in Iceland.  He is married and has three sons.