Treasurer & Audit Committee Chair
Jim is a retired professor of economics from UMass/Boston and a Cambridge homeowner. He became involved with MAHA while doing research on mortgage lending and community reinvestment in Boston and joined the Board in 1993. His on-going annual reports on the Community Reinvestment Act performance evaluations of Massachusetts banks, credit unions, and mortgage companies are available on MAHA's website. Jim formerly served as the chairman of the board of the Fair Housing Center of Greater Boston. He was born and raised in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, and – like fellow board member Kenzie Bok – earned degrees both from Harvard and from St. John’s College at Cambridge University.