Jim Boland

Jim Boland, MBA Partner in Charge, Advisory

Jim works with business executives to understand their growth objectives and collaboratively develop a plan to realize those goals. He and his team thrive working on the most complex and critical initiatives. Whether it requires market insights and strategic thinking or tactical specialists to supplement the client’s team, Jim’s experience allows him to bring the right solution to the table.

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

Thought Leadership

Credentials & Education

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

 As partner in charge of the firm’s advisory services, Jim is responsible for the execution of strategy, delivery of client service, and development and retention of a highly talented team working in the areas of management consulting, transaction services, valuation services and CFO solutions. He has more than 20 years of experience, ranging from managing global software development teams, to spending numerous years at a national consulting firm, to founding his own firm. Jim assists executives from private equity firms, closely held middle market businesses and Fortune 500 companies with business transformation strategies to deliver measurable and sustainable business improvements.

  • Member of the firm’s senior leadership team, leading the go-to-market efforts for large multinational institutions
  • Achievement Centers for Children (Board of Trustees, Adapted Football Coach)
  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure (Pink Tie Guy, Volunteer, Top Fundraiser)
  • Published in Wiley Finance on M&A IT best practices

A born-and-raised Clevelander, and University School alum, Jim is a resident of Moreland Hills, Ohio. He spends his time with his wife and four children, on the basketball court or on the golf course.