Jim has over 40 years of experience in banking. Prior to joining Patriot in 2012, Jim served as President, CEO, and Founder of Team Capital Bank, a privately held institution headquartered in Bethlehem PA. Before Team Capital, Jim spent over 25 years with Commerce Bank, Brown Brothers Harriman and Summit Bank. At those banks, he held various management positions in commercial banking, investment banking, and corporate finance.
At Patriot, Jim is a member of the Investment Committee, and he also has responsibility for new investment opportunities. He has served on the Board of Directors of more than 10 banks ranging in size from $1 billion to $30 billion in assets. Outside of Patriot, Jim has served on the boards of many not-for-profit agencies and served as Chair on several of those, including the State Theatre, Valley Youth House, and Minsi Trails Boy Scouts.
Jim received his B.S. in Finance and his MBA from Lehigh University.