Chief Financial Officer
James’ work over the past 20 years has bridged the nonprofit and for-profit worlds and focused on building sustainable and impactful organizations. At NCRC, James is responsible for financial planning across core programs and company-owned buildings and coordinating across related entities including the CDFI and our 501(c4). Prior to NCRC, James served as Chief Financial Officer for GuideStar, which specializes in nonprofit financial data, while also overseeing fundraising and product development. James was also CFO for 270 Strategies, a grassroots advocacy consulting firm, and currently serves on the boards of nonprofits, Aeris Insight and Impact Network. Aeris specializes in CDFI financial and impact data and Impact Networks is focused on K-12 education in underserved rural areas of Zambia. Previously, James led financial planning and management for both national and international divisions of media companies including the Wall Street Journal, John Wiley & Sons, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, MTV International, Hearst Television and Showtime Networks. His original passion was environmental engineering where he started his career. James is a graduate of the University of Virginia where he majored in Economics and Biology and holds an MBA from Columbia Business School.