Jim Burson brings to his role as managing director in Cornerstone Advisors’ Channels practice a deep knowledge of the financial services industry as well as a wide range of executive management and business planning experience.

Prior to Cornerstone, Jim served as executive vice president and chief revenue officer of a large, regional bank. Earlier in his career, he was principal and co-leader of the banking practice at a management and technology consulting firm. He also helped lead a consulting firm focused on channel strategy, sales management and customer analytics. Jim started his career as a commercial banker in Chicago.

Jim facilitates a number of Cornerstone’s Executive Roundtables. He is an experienced professional speaker and frequently presents for the firm’s webinars. Jim writes for GonzoBanker, Cornerstone’s blog, and has been published or quoted in numerous industry publications, including Banking New York, Credit Union Journal and CU Management.

Jim is a graduate of Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management and Eastern Illinois University.