Jim Dries - Sr. Vice President, Strategic Development
As SVP of Strategic Development, Jim is responsible for evaluating, implementing and overseeing Clubessential's growth opportunities.
Jim is the driving force behind the NetCaddy division at Clubessential-spearheading strategy, overseeing development, and working closely with our team of NetCaddy experts to deliver the private club industry's only fully embedded online reservations suite.
Jim also oversees strategy for Clubessential's newly launched consulting unit.
Prior to joining Clubessential in 2008, Jim fine-tuned his business acumen as an investment banker with Banc of America Securities.
For over five years, Jim
was an integral part of the Energy and Power sector-working on equity, debt, and M&A transactions-totaling more than 8 billion dollars.
Following his tenure with Banc of America Securities, Jim was a key contributor for the Corporate Executive Board, a publicly traded consulting company, leading Sales and Marketing teams in the Sales, Marketing and Communications practice area.
Jim received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University, and an MBA from the University of Chicago.