James is the Managing Partner & Co-Founder of SteelBridge Laboratories. He works with his team to seed fund and grow each portfolio company. He also provides mentoring and guidance to help ensure that these companies are well-positioned for success. James holds roles on the boards of several of The Lab’s portfolio companies.
His work began as a management consultant at Accenture working with world leading PE firms. In 2008 James founded SteelBridge Consulting, growing the business into a nationally-recognized provider of services to the global PE and VC clients.
Through his efforts as an entrepreneur and consultant James recognized that there were challenges that innovators face that he could help them overcome. James and his co-founders started SteelBridge Labs to help FinTech startups succeed.
James is a board member of the Pittsburgh Venture Capital Association.