As Chief Executive Officer, James is responsible for the North Wells Capital investment strategy, fund-raising and financial operations. Being a leader in commercial real estate for over 20 years, James most recently served as Chief Financial Officer of Home Partners of America (2012-2015) and Chief Financial Officer of Pearlmark Real Estate Partners (1998-2012).
James, a Certified Public Accountant, earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Wisconsin Parkside and a master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. Since 2004, he has been an active member on the board of directors of Housing Opportunities for Women, a Chicago not-for-profit, and currently serves as the president.
University of Chicago, Master, Business Administration
University of Wisconsin Parkside, Bachelor, Economics
Certified Public Accountant
President of the Board of Directors for Housing Opportunities for Women