With 15 years of institutional experience Jim is passionate to bring his knowledge and guidance to the investors he serves. Prior to forming Copper River Jim had an extensive career working inside the financial markets.
At ICD, a 50 billion dollar asset manager based in San Francisco, Jim provided investment advice on structured investment funds, direct fixed income instruments’ and separately managed accounts to fortune 100 companies in Canada, Asia-Pacific as well as in U.S.
Prior to his tenure at ICD, Jim was Co-founder of a software firm in Denver that built custom fixed income trading systems for many of the world’s largest Banks and their clients to include Bank of America, U.S Bank, UBS, RBC and Comerica Bank.
Jim began his career at Bank of America in Chicago in 1998, working in the institutional asset management group, where he was responsible for managing investment solutions to Corporations, Asset Managers, Prime Brokers and Hedge Funds.
Jim attended University of St. Thomas and served as an Officer in the United States Marine Corps.