James T. Evans, CFA, is Chief Investment Officer, Principal and a Portfolio Manager at Thompson Investment Management, Inc. Prior to joining Thompson Investment Management in March, 2005, he was a Managing Director for Nakoma Capital Management in Madison, Wisconsin for five years. James is also Co-Manager of our proprietary mutual funds. He graduated summa cum laude from Macalester College with a B.A. in Economics and Computer Science. He earned an M.B.A. in Finance and Accounting and an M.S. in Finance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. James completed the Applied Security Analysis Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Business School. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
James and his wife spend most of their personal time raising their four children. With his remaining spare time he looks to satisfy his thirst for knowledge, paying particular attention to astronomy, astrophysics, history, plate tectonics, and politics. Causes near to his heart include his church, research into a cure for autism and the Chicago Cubs.
Contact James at ClientServices@ThompsonInvest.com