"Our people make us great."

James Smith, J.D.

Vice President - Wealth Management, Corporate Officer / Member

James Smith is a Senior Investment Advisor, Chief Financial Officer, and Corporate Officer for Phillips & Company. He joined the firm in 1994 and has more than 25 years of industry experience; experience which he leverages to coordinate team resources, as well as ensure clients and plan participants are receiving the highest level of service. James is also experienced in providing investment advice to corporations, foundations, endowments, and high-net-worth individuals.

James has served as a Principal, Chief Compliance Officer, and Chief Operations Officer.  He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Pepperdine University in 1989 and completed his Juris Doctorate at Lewis and Clark Law School in 2016.

Active in his community, James has volunteered for and supported the Boy Scouts, numerous youth sports programs, charities serving the homeless and elderly, and organizations serving those who are fighting cancer. 

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