Jim joined True Ventures as CFO in 2012, bringing substantial operating and financial experience in venture-backed technology and biotechnology companies. Jim oversees the financial and administrative tasks of True, provides operating support to True’s portfolio companies, and maintains close relationships with True’s Limited Partners. Jim began his career in a traditional financial role with Ernst & Young, where he spent three years as a Partner, leaving to join a venture-backed technology company. In the years following, Jim held numerous operating and CFO positions in a variety of industries and raised significant venture and public capital, leading four companies through their IPO process. Jim brings his perspective of raising capital—from the entrepreneur’s point of view—to his role with True.
Jim holds a BS in Business Administration from the University of Southern California. When he is not focused on financial matters, Jim is likely dreaming with Jon Callaghan about airplanes, planning for a racetrack day on his Aprilia, or planning an Angels’ Flight mission with his wife Vikki.