Jim Boland

Jim Boland, MBA Partner in Charge, Advisory

Jim listens to what business owners and executives want, need and hope for. He then begins a discussion to develop a roadmap for 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

As partner in charge of the firm’s advisory services, Jim is responsible for execution of strategy, delivery of client service, and development and retention of talent related to management consulting, transaction services and valuation services. He has more than 15 years of experience, ranging from numerous years at a national consulting firm to founding his own firm. Jim assists executives from the middle market to Fortune 500 companies with business transformation strategies and execution, helping them build efficient and scalable processes and systems to deliver the strategic vision. His value-based consulting methodology provides measurable and sustainable business improvements.

  • Cohen & Company Board Member; 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)
  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure (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 Pepper Pike, Ohio. He spends his time with his wife and four children, on the basketball court or on the golf course.