Jim is Director of Charles Sterling Group’s Asset Management Investment’s Practice. Prior to joining the firm in 2017, Jim was Director of Affiliate Development for Affiliated Managers Group (“AMG”), a company holding ownership stakes in boutique investment management firms. In this role, Jim assisted a broad range of global asset managers with investment talent acquisition, product creation and distribution, cost management, and succession planning. Prior to joining AMG, Mr. Cooper served as Director of Product Management within the Institutional Services division of Fidelity Investments, focused on providing investment solutions to the broker-sold marketplace. He has also held product management and market research roles with BlackRock and Pioneer Investments.
Mr. Cooper is a Board Member and former President of the Hamilton-Wenham Education Fund and is a former Trustee of Beverly Bootstraps. Jim holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Northeastern University and an MBA in Finance from University of Delaware.