Jim is the manager of the Mid Cap Growth Opportunities Strategy and related institutional portfolios. He joined the Mid Cap Growth Opportunities management team in 2006.
Jim began working in the financial industry in 1984. Prior to joining the firm in 2006, he served as head of global equities for St. Paul Companies where he managed the Equity Department and the U.S. and international equity portfolios. Before that, Jim was an equity portfolio manager for foundations, municipalities, corporations and high-net-worth individuals at Investment Advisers, Inc. and was an analyst and assistant portfolio manager of a corporate equity portfolio at Advantus Capital Management.
Jim earned a B.S. in finance from St. Cloud State University and an M.B.A. in finance from the University of Minnesota. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Minnesota.
Firm tenure for Nuveen Asset Management investment professionals may include years of service at predecessor advisory operations.