Industry Expertise

Practice Focus


James has worked in the finance industry since 2007. He supports middle-market business owners with a range of corporate finance services to assist them with selling their company, making strategic acquisitions, or raising capital for growth. While his clients span a number of industries, James primarily focuses on the construction, food and agribusiness, health care, and manufacturing and distribution industries.

Prior to joining Moss Adams, James was an associate at Montlake Capital, a middle-market private equity firm based in the Pacific Northwest, where he completed numerous M&A and private placement transactions. James was also director of finance, systems, and planning at Contour, Inc., a private equity-backed designer and marketer of wearable camcorders. He led Contour’s finance team in the areas of financial planning, corporate finance, and business intelligence.

Selected Publications

  • "Transitioning Ownership of Your Health Care Organization" (Washington Healthcare News, May 2017)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, ACG Seattle
  • Member, CFA Institute


  • BABA, University of Washington
  • MBA, University of Washington