Investment Review Committee
Jim has over 40 years of portfolio management experience. Prior to founding Palisade, he served as Chief Investment Officer for Equity Investments at Voyageur Asset Management, and also served in the roles of Executive Vice President, Director, and Owner along with managing equity separate accounts and mutual funds. From 1981-1991, Jim was the founder and President of King Management Company, an equity and fixed income money management firm, acquired by Allied Insurance Company in 1986, and subsequently combined with Voyageur in 1991. He started his investment career in the trust department of Central National Bank of Des Moines, Iowa where he was the Chief Investment Officer of both bank and trust investments. Jim received his B.S. degree from Parsons College. He is past President of the Financial Analysts Society of Iowa, a fellow of the International Financial Analysts Society and a Drake University lecturer.