Jim Boland

Jim Boland, MBA Partner, Management Consulting

Jim knows the most important thing he can do is to listen to what business owners and executives want, need and hope for. He then begins a collaborative discussion to develop a roadmap for their success, whether the result is a long-term improvement plan or a specialized project.

Location: Cleveland Email: jboland@cohenconsulting.com Phone: 216.774.1211

Credentials & Education

  • Professional coursework at Harvard Business School
  • M.B.A., Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University
  • B.A., Boston College

Jim has more than 15 years of consulting experience, ranging from numerous years at a national consulting firm to founding his own management consulting firm. Jim primarily assists executives with business transformation strategies and execution. Starting with strategic planning, Jim’s approach helps companies build efficient and scalable processes and systems to deliver the strategic vision. He has helped guide middle-market to Fortune 500 companies with his value-based consulting methodology, providing measurable and sustainable business improvements. Jim works in numerous industries, including manufacturing, not-for-profit, real estate and construction, retail, service, and wholesale and distribution.


  • Achievement Centers for Children (Board of Trustees)
  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure (Volunteer and four-time Pink Honor Roll for top fundraisers)
  • Published in Wiley Finance on M&A IT best practices


Jim is a born-and-raised Clevelander, attending University School before heading to Boston College. Now a resident of Pepper Pike, Ohio, Jim spends his time with his wife and four children, on the basketball court or on the golf course.