As the founder of Burke Capital, Jim provides strategic leadership to underperforming businesses. A proven executive, he has served as CEO and board member for numerous public and private companies. Notable successes include LTD Ceramics and Strasbaugh, in the semiconductor equipment industry; NetsWork, a data communications company; SBMC, a precision metal fabricator; and Arix Computer a mainframe computer manufacturer. He is currently a member of the board of directors of Burke & Herbert Bank in Virginia.
Additionally with a background career as a senior credit officer for Wells Fargo and Union Banks, he has raised hundreds of millions of dollars for startups, growth companies, restructures, and acquisitions. He serves on the Turnaround Management Association, and the board of the Santa Clara Chapter of Risk Management Associates, a bank trade association. Jim holds a BA in Economics from the University of Virginia.