James joined Altum in April 2016 and is responsible for investor relations and supporting the marketing effort. Prior to Altum, he was an Assistant Vice President at Morgan Stanley 2011-2015 within the Alternative Investments Group, in sales and investor relations, collaborating with third party asset managers and the firm’s top producing wealth advisors to incorporate alternative investment allocations into institutional, high net worth, and ultra-high net worth individual portfolios. James started his career in 2008 as an Associate to the General Partner of Hambletonian Partners, L.P., a fundamental long/short equity fund in New York. In 2010, James joined Citi Alternative Investments, a division of Smith Barney, providing the firm’s private bankers and wealth advisors with middle office support, as a product lead Investor Services Associate. James obtained a BS degree in Applied Economics and Management from Cornell University.