Jim Harrell is the President of the World Giving Community Foundation. He combines a background with for-profit financial institutions and charitable entities. He served as the charitable liaison for Republic Bank and Northern Trust and the finance officer for Southwestern Medical Foundation.
He recently organized one of the member community foundations of the Border Philanthropy Project between Mexico and the United States, the Laredo Area Community Foundation, and is still a trustee.
Currently, he is establishing an ecumenical, faith based, community foundation, World Giving, to provide community foundation services to a broad base of donors who want to fund charities globally. Jim is founding member and serves on the board of directors of the National Society of Institutional InvestmentProfessionals and is a member of the Society of Pension Professionals.