James began his career in employee benefits in 1994 with CFG Insurance Services (now Associated Risk and Benefits). James was the Rookie of the Year in 1995 and went on to win numerous sales awards before leaving CFG in 2002. From 2002 to 2004 James worked as Executive Vice President at American Church Mortgage Company, an Investment Banking operation that provides funding for Christian non-profit organizations. In 2004 James founded Clairmont Financial Group, LLC. Clairmont has been named a “Top 25” Insurance Brokerage for the past 5 consecutive years by the Business Journal and also received the prestigious “5 Star Service” award in 2011 and 2012, before this award was discontinued. James lives in Eden Prairie with his wife of 27 years, Stephanie. They have 4 children together. James and Stephanie have been active in many philanthropic endeavors, volunteer in the schools and at church, have sat on multiple non-profit boards, and have coached a variety of youth community sports and activities.
Session: Hiding in Plain Sight
Time: 10:45 AM; Room 3
Session: Inboard, Outboard, Onboard.
Time: 2:00 PM; Room 1