James Patti has over 25 years of experience in management, with a focus on finance & strategic planning. Over the course of his career, he has served in several leadership positions with Georgetown University, Brown University, Bryant University and the University of Rhode Island. He has also held positions in consulting with PwC and corporate finance with Marriott and America Online. He is a member of the faculty at Bryant, teaching classes in management, marketing and entrepreneurship.
In higher education, James has managed a variety of university functions, including Financial Affairs, Strategic Planning, Human Resources, Research Administration, Facilities Planning, Communications, Fundraising & Development, Institutional Research, Athletics, Financial Aid and a President’s Office. He has helped establish two international branch campuses in the Middle East and China.
Through JWPCS, he advises entrepreneurs on growth strategies for companies from startup to $10M in annual revenue. James earned an MBA from Georgetown University, a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from Seton Hall University and a Certificate in Economics and Asian Studies from Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan. He lives with his wife Claire and four daughters in East Greenwich, Rhode Island.