Jim has assisted the Amherst Fund with deal structuring, deal management and exits since the fund’s inception in 1998. Jim is a partner with the law firm Conlin, McKenney & Philbrick of Ann Arbor, Michigan. Jim has extensive experience providing pragmatic and effective legal advice in a wide variety of business circumstances across all business sectors. He also has corporate management experience having served as CEO of a national telecommunications management company, among other roles.
Jim serves on the boards of General Scientific Corporation and Saline Lectronics. Jim earned his BA and MBA from the University of Michigan and his JD from Duke University.