FORA.tv Speaker - Jim Rothberg

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Biography

Jim is a partner at Route 66 Ventures, a private investment firm focused on opportunities in venture capital and credit. Jim founded and is growing Route 66's credit business, which makes asset-based investments in the specialty finance sector. He has over 25 years of experience operating entrepreneurial firms and leading large, complex finance functions at major financial services companies. Before taking on an investing role at Route 66, Jim was the CFO of The American Home (TAH), a company controlled by Route 66 which acquired, renovated, and leased single-family homes. At TAH, Jim transformed a high-growth, operationally intensive business into an efficient, cash flow-positive enterprise, and guided the sale of TAH’s portfolio of approximately 2500 homes. Before joining TAH, Jim was Chief Investment Officer at Goal Financial and managed the company’s $8 billion student loan portfolio, which consistently generated operating profits exceeding $100 million annually during his tenure. Prior to Goal Financial, Jim was the head of financial risk management at Capital One Financial Corp., where he overhauled management of a $200 billion balance sheet, enabling the company to evolve from a credit card company to a top-10 U.S. bank. Previously, he led the corporate finance and asset/liability management departments at Fannie Mae, and developed strategy for the company’s mortgage investment portfolio.

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#CapXTalk Navigating Disruption in the Middle Market

07.13.17 | 01:17:20 min | 0 comments