Jim held the title of Vice President of Human Resources for Brighthouse Financial. In this role he was responsible for the development and execution on the HR Business plan for US Retail. This includes accountability for organization design and effectiveness that is aligned with the strategic objectives of the business. Responsibility for driving all key talent processes including talent acquisition, assessment, development and succession planning initiatives. Ensuring that appropriate rewards and recognition systems and plans that facilitate the achievement of the business goals and objectives are in place.
Jim started with Brighthouse Financials (formerly MetLife) in 1980 starting his career in Human Resources – Compensation Planning. After receiving his law degree, he moved to Brighthouse Financial's Law Department where he practiced labor and employment law for ten years. He returned to Human Resources to serve in a number of roles of increased responsibility in providing Human Resources partnership across business lines.
Jim holds a JD from the Brooklyn Law School and a BBA in Labor Management Relations from Pace University.