Jim Slemp is a Director within the Financial Officer Practice, assisting organizations with senior executive recruiting needs in the Controllership, Technical Accounting/Accounting Policy, Financial Planning, Business Development, Treasury, and Risk areas.
Jim has led assignments for both public and privately held industry leaders in Financial Services, Industrial Manufacturing, and Consumer Products. He works on CFO assignments and leads searches for key direct reports of the CFO, including Chief Accounting Officers, Corporate Controllers, Treasurers, Divisional Finance leaders, Corporate Development executives, FP&A heads, Audit leaders, and Tax officers.
While his work has spanned multiple industries, Jim has executed a significant portion of his searches within banking/investment banking and Fortune 500 manufacturing.
His clients include Synchrony Financial, Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, and Dover Corporation, along with unique industry ground-breakers like Groupon and GILT Groupe.
Before joining RMG in 1997, Jim was with the private client practice of Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith, along with holding prior roles with the Northeast Bancorporation in their Brokerage and Commercial Lending departments. Jim received his B.A. in Finance and Economics from West Virginia Wesleyan College and completed his finance studies with the
University of Connecticut’s M.B.A. program.
While active in a variety of community and charitable organizations, Jim is proud to have spent many years coaching in New Canaan’s Youth Lacrosse program.