As a senior executive in finance, asset management, M&A, capital markets and institutional investing for over 20 years James brings a multi-dimensional, performance driven value proposition as a strategic-thinking business leader. He has a strong track record of developing, executing and aligning organizational objectives for successful business transformation.
Currently, James works with Rock Creek (RC), an $11B asset management firm, where he advises the firm on relationships with key clients, including foundations and corporate and public pension plans. Before being recruited by RC, James completed a 25-year career with GE, during which he established domain expertise in key areas including: finance, asset management, corporate governance, acquisitions, capital markets, and the regulatory/legislative processes of the federal government. James worked closely with Members of Congress, legislative staff and federal regulators to help shape GE’s global public policy.
James led several initiatives for GE’s Office of the CEO and reported to two Vice Chairmen in CT during his career at this Fortune 50. Mitchell was the Co-CIO of $5B pension portfolio. As a M&A professional for GE Capital, James was chosen as the Integration leader on a strategic acquisition. He joined GE in 1990, as the Manager of Finance for a GE corporate entity. James also had the distinction of serving on the Advisory Boards of several top-tier private equity firms.
He graduated with a B.S. from Purdue University and a MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. James has been married to his wife Dana for 25 years, and they have two daughters. He enjoys golf, landscaping and cooking.