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James S. McConnel

Portfolio Manager

Role and Responsibilities

Jamie joined Mitchell Sinkler & Starr in 2021 and is a Portfolio Manager. Jamie oversees Proxy Voting and is a member of the Compliance Committee.

Prior to MS&S

Previously, Jamie was a Vice President within the private wealth division at Goldman Sachs, an Associate Director in the investment banking division of UBS, and an equity analyst at JP Morgan. In addition to working in the financial services sector, Jamie served as the CFO of the Montgomery School in Chester Springs, Pennsylvania.

Education and Credentials

Jamie received his B.A. from Davidson College in 1996 and his MBA from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia in 2003. He is a member of the CFA Institute.

Community Commitments

Jamie is on the Advisory Board of First State Squash, a non-profit organization that he co-founded for under-privileged children in Wilmington, DE.  He is a former board member of the Philadelphia Area Business Officer’s Association (PAISBOA), the former treasurer and trustee of the Christ Church Episcopal Pre-School (CCEP), and a former board member of Delaware Greenways.

Personal Interests

“I enjoy taking family trips to Ligonier, PA, a beautiful and historic town in the Laurel Highlands near my childhood home.”

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