Jim Giancola is a retired Chief Executive Officer of NASDAQ and NYSE traded regional banks in the Midwest. He was also a founding partner in a National Bank Consulting firm based in Atlanta. He has been a guest lecturer at Valparaiso University, Indiana University, and Arizona University. Jim has served on advisory boards at I.U. Northwest, Concordia University, and the University of Southern Indiana. Jim has a degree in Economics from Harvard University, did graduate work at he University of Colorado and Suffolk University, and has an Honorary Doctorate of Laws degree from the University of Southern Indiana.