Jim Urquhart

Managing Director, FinTech

Jim has 13 years of team building and executive search experience, collaborating with founders, executive teams, and investors to set and execute against critical hiring plans; ranging from VP roles to their C-level teams. As the Managing Director, FinTech at The Bowdoin Group, Jim specializes in working with VC-backed SaaS and data analytics companies with a special emphasis on RegTech, InsurTech and AI/ML. He is responsible for developing and managing client relationships and executive searches in Boston, New York City, San Francisco, and elsewhere in the U.S.

With over a decade of experience in the FinTech space, Jim understands the fast-paced environment, and the nuances, skill sets, and expertise it takes for company executives to drive success. He works closely with the FinTech ecosystem, including investors and organizations like FinTech Sandbox, and has provided insights through panel discussions and editorial contributions to the space. Jim’s dedication to helping people has translated into enabling companies to scale by finding the right talent at the right time – from executive roles to full commercial build-outs.

Prior to Bowdoin, Jim was a Sales Executive at Harbour Capital, a corporate financing and leasing solutions firm. Jim holds a B.A. in Communications from the University of New Hampshire.

Jim’s community focus and love for family (a wife and two young children), running, great movies, and bourbon keeps him busy in his spare time.

Client success stories include: