James Chamberlain

Jim Chamberlain highly respected professional with over 35 years of financial management accomplishments in private and public companies, Mr. Chamberlain has extensive industry experience in chemical and petroleum manufacturing, publishing, EDI systems for health care, internet services and product distribution. He has established a unique network of long-term personal relationships at the highest level in the corporate financial, investment banking and venture capital communities. He has raised venture capital and private equity funding in excess of $400 million for two start-up operations and a private family trust. His expertise also includes public company controllership, SEC reporting, ERP systems implementation, debt/equity recapitalization and financial re-engineering. He has managed IPOs, acquisitions and divestitures, turnarounds and bankruptcies. He has demonstrated strong skills in financial reporting, investor relations, treasury management, budgeting, business valuation and shareholder value enhancement. His aptitude to identify, quantify and obtain the financial resources and human capital needed to grow a business and optimize financial returns is exceptional. He began his career in finance with Ernst and Young in San Francisco. Mr. Chamberlain holds a BA degree from the University of California at Berkeley and an MBA in finance and accounting from the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut. He is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Texas and Louisiana, a Certified Management Accountant and holds the CMGA awarded by the AICPA.