James R. Ball II
Jim Ball has over forty-five years of experience as an international development management consultant, financial institution advisor, and corporate executive. He has been a Board member since 2000. Until 2004, as vice president, director and manager of international management consulting firms, Jim focused on building professional teams and managing programs to improve non-profit and for-profit organizations and individuals throughout the United States and 40 countries around the world. Jim has extensive experience in dealing with officials at all levels of government and financial institutions, especially in planning, designing and implementing development programs, organizational management programs, financial management, and human resource development programs. He is employed by Merrill Lynch. A former Peace Corps Volunteer in West Africa, Jim has continued volunteer activities in boards, committees and staff roles over the years with numerous organizations in the United States and abroad.