Jim co-founded Silversmith Capital Partners in 2015. At Silversmith, Jim focuses on investments across the firm’s two core verticals, SaaS & Information Services and Healthcare IT & Services. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Absorb Software, Centauri Health Solutions, Impact, RedAwning Group, and Validity.
Jim spent 15 years as a growth equity investor prior to co-founding Silversmith. Jim joined Spectrum Equity in 2002 and became a Managing Director in 2009. Jim focused on growth equity investments in the technology and healthcare sectors, with a particular emphasis on SaaS, information services, and healthcare IT. At Spectrum Equity, Jim sourced, led, and served on the board of numerous companies. Investments of note included MedHOK (acquired by Hearst), Net Health (Chairman of the Board, acquired by Carlyle), and Passport Health Communications (acquired by Experian), among others. Prior to Spectrum Equity, Jim was an associate at @Ventures from 1999-2002 and an analyst at Citizens Capital from 1997-1999. Jim first worked with his partner Todd MacLean at Summit Partners in 1996.
Jim received an AB, magna cum laude, in English & American Literature from Harvard College (1997). At Harvard he was nominated by the College for a Rhodes Scholarship and awarded the John P. Reardon Jr. Award as the class’ most outstanding scholar-athlete.
Jim lives with his family in Boston. Since 1997, he has served on the Advisory Board of the Harvard Varsity Club.