Jimmy's experience includes over 40 years in international, commercial, and investment banking. He also spent nearly a decade as the principal shareholder and CEO of a rapidly growing manufacturing and distribution business in California. Before joining Cayenne Consulting, he served in an advisory role to the National Science Foundation, providing recommendations on funding SBIR/STTR grant proposals. Today, Jimmy spends his time advising and consulting with entrepreneurs on matters related to business planning, capital markets, and funding strategies.
He works with clients in real estate, construction, senior care, retail, spas, salons, financial services, franchises, consumer products, hospitality, entertainment, education, recreation, manufacturing, healthcare, B2B services, software, import/export, transportation, and logistics. In addition, Jimmy has worked with clients worldwide as the leader of Cayenne's Immigration & Investor Visa business planning practice. He is proud to have extended Cayenne’s reach to entrepreneurial clients in Africa and the Middle East.
Jimmy has served on several Advisory Boards for emerging companies that have raised capital or embarked on other strategic initiatives. In his work, he strongly believes in the importance of customer acquisition, customer retention, and understanding the financial consequences of every business activity.
During his 20 years at Security Pacific Bank, Jimmy served in several senior management positions in the U.S. and internationally. Applicable assignments included funding the institution's subsidiaries and affiliates domiciled outside of the U.S., general management of two overseas affiliates, and general management of the bank's California staff departments.
He served as President, Director, and CEO of Guardian Bancorporation, Los Angeles, California, for two years. Jimmy has extensive senior management and Board of Director experience. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati and earned a B.A. in Political Science.
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