James has 30 years of experience working in the financial services industry with Merrill Lynch and Chilton Investment Company. At Chilton Investments he managed the trading department for 10 years and his most recent position at the firm was Executive Vice President in Marketing and Business Development.
He served on the Board of Directors at Pacific House in Stamford, CT for eight years and for three of those years he was the Chairman of the Board. He also served on the finance, development, and housing committees at the agency.
James is currently serving as the Co-Chair of the Public Works Garage Building Committee for the town of Darien, he has served in this capacity for the past two years.
A graduate of Bucknell University, with an MBA from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business, James has lived in Darien for 20 years. He has two grown children who live in New York City.