Bryce James, President and
CEO, has over thirty four years of hands-on investment experience,
most recently as partner and founder of Shield Investment Advisors,
a fixed-income fund of hedge funds. Prior to Shield, he was a Senior
Vice President with Morgan Stanley.
Mr. James spent most of his career
as a portfolio manager. He specializes in building custom trading algorithms,
financial content delivery systems and performance measurement software solutions.
From 1983 to 2000, Mr. James compiled a stellar record as a
fee-based portfolio manager and consultant to corporations, trusts,
retirement plans, ESOPs and high–net-worth individuals. He created the
Investment-Consulting model for brokerage Drexel Burnham Lambert in 1984.
Mr. James holds a B.S. in Accounting, Finance and Marketing from Central
Washington University and received a Certified Investment Management
Analyst designation from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania,