Business Consulting Services
James is a strategic management consultant with experience across pre-revenue, middle-market and Fortune 1000 companies.
James Wolcott is a director with Kaufman Rossin, leading the firm’s business consulting services (BCS) practice and mergers & acquisitions industry advisory group. He has provided consulting services to many of the world’s leading organizations on issues of strategy, capital advisory and financial planning and analysis.
Since joining Kaufman Rossin in 2016, James has advised clients in a variety of industries, including technology, retail, wholesale distribution, manufacturing, real estate and construction, insurance and healthcare. Focusing primarily on core BCS practice areas, which include performance improvement and transaction advisory, he has worked with numerous business owners, managers and shareholders to improve the efficiency, transparency and cost effectiveness of clients’ business operations.
Before relocating to Miami, James lived in New York for 14 years, most recently serving as a senior advisor within Citigroup’s global operations and technology team. Prior to joining Citigroup, he spent more than a decade working in management consulting and corporate advisory, servicing multi-national clients such as Toyota Motor Corporation, The American Express Company, Hershey Foods, Kraft Foods, Merck & Company, TD Ameritrade, The Interpublic Group of Companies among others. His engagements were global in scope, where he reported directly to executive managers and boards of directors across North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
In addition to serving large multinational businesses, James has held executive roles with companies ranging in market value from early-stage to upper middle market, most recently serving as chief financial officer of a Texas-based financial technology firm and chief restructuring officer of a Florida-based distributor and manufacturer of building supplies. In both roles he led the companies through significant periods of corporate restructuring and turnaround, which resulted in improved EBITDA margins and subsequent rounds of financing.
James earned a bachelor’s degree from Lafayette College.