As a senior member of the domestic research team, Jim focuses on the services and industrials sectors. He first joined Ariel in 2008 as a summer intern and returned as a full-time research analyst in 2010. Previously, he served as a managing consultant for Navigant Consulting for three years. Jim graduated summa cum laude with a BBA in finance from the University of Notre Dame and earned his MBA with honors distinction from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. As a CFA Charterholder, he is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Chicago.