James was recently elected to BofI‘s board of directors. BofI is a holding company of Bank of Internet USA. James will be an independent director and his election fills the vacancy left by the passing of Mr. Gordon Witter earlier this year. Mr. Court will chair BofI’s technology and operations committee.
James is the senior vice president and chief operating officer of First American Property & Casualty Insurance Group, a member of the First American Financial Corporation, and has been with the organization since 1999. His responsibilities encompass the group’s operations and information technology. Prior to joining First American, James held information technology and operations positions at MGE UPS Systems and at Printronix, Inc. James has led successful business and technology transformations in both the financial services and manufacturing sectors.
“We are very pleased to welcome Jim to the board,” said Chairman of the Board Ted Allrich and president and chief executive officer Greg Garrabrants stated. “His substantial knowledge and experience in the operations and information technology sector will add significantly to our organization.”
James holds an MBA from the Graziadio School of Business and Management at Pepperdine University, a bachelor of science degree in information systems from the University of Redlands and an associate’s degree in electronic engineering technology.