Jim is the retired president, CEO and founder of J.G. Wentworth & Company, Inc. (established in 1991), a specialty finance company and the largest originator of deferred payment obligations in the U.S.
Throughout his 30-plus-year career, he held several positions with health care institutions, including Philadelphia Blue Cross, American Medicorp, Mediq, Inc, and founded numerous health-related firms.
His companies have successfully financed more than $14 Billion in transactions.
Jim has served as a board or committee member of numerous organizations, including the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, National Advisory Council of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, the National Advisory Council of the Catholic Leadership Institute, Irish American Business Chamber and Network, Catholic Athletes for Christ, the National Catholic Community Foundation and St. Charles Borromeo Seminary. He is also the former Chairman for the Board at Neumann University. He has also been active in many civic organizations, among them the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, Bryn Mawr Film Institute, Lower Merion Conservancy, Morris Arboretum, Habitat for Humanity and the Barnes Foundation.