James R. Jones

Former Managing Partner at KPMG LLP

James R. Jones

James R. Jones

Former Managing Partner at KPMG LLP

Biography

James R. Jones

Director

Mr. Jones has served as a member of our Board of Directors since 2010. Mr. Jones’ 36 year career in professional accounting at KPMG LLP included the role of Managing Partner at their Nashville, Tennessee office from 1999 to 2006. He served in various capacities during his career at KPMG which also included positions at their offices in Jackson, Mississippi, Washington, D.C. and Greenville, South Carolina. During his tenure with KPMG, Mr. Jones led a team of more than 100 individuals providing accounting services for an extensive client base. Following retirement in 2006, he has served as an advisor and provided various consulting services to several companies, including acting as liaison between management and the board of directors of a long-term care facility and serving as interim CEO of a charitable organization. He is currently a board director and member of the audit committee of Argent Trust Company of Tennessee. Mr. Jones also serves as a member of our Audit Committee and is our Audit Committee financial expert. Mr. Jones holds a B.S. from Mississippi College and an M.B.A from Mississippi State University. The Board believes Mr. Jones’ significant accounting background will strengthen Cumberland’s existing financial capabilities and play a key role as the Company is subject to increasingly stringent accounting and auditing regulations as a public entity.

* Chair of the Audit Committee

Overview
Career Highlights

KPMG LLP

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3769

Number of Boards

2

Birthday

1948

Age

71

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Director, Chief Commercial Officer & Senior Vice President at Cumberland Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Aetos Technologies, Inc.

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Senior Associate Dean, Clinical Sciences at Vanderbilt University

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Founder at Cumberland Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Founder at Berkshire Asset Management LLC

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Behavioral Centers of America LLC

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Chief Executive Officer at Griggs & Associates

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President at NashvilleHealth

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Founder at Greer Capital Advisors LLC

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Executive Director, Organizational Development at Cumberland Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Education

mississippi college seeks to be known as a university recognized for academic excellence & commitment to the cause of Christ.

Mississippi State University forms part of a cohesive town-university community with the growing agricultural-commercial-industrial town of Starkville. Located in the eastern part of north-central Mississippi, it is 125 miles northeast of Jackson and 23 miles west of Columbus; it is served by Highways 82,12 and 25 and by feeder air service through the Golden Triangle Regional Airport 14 miles east. Away from urban complexities, the community enjoys many intellectual, cultural, and recreational advantages: the MSU-Starkville Civic Symphony and Chorus; the Starkville Community Theater; the University Lyceum series, bringing professional musical, dramatic, and artistic groups and performers to the campus; art exhibits, plays, and recitals by local and visiting artists; public radio and public television programs through Mississippi Public Broadcasting performances by popular musical groups of regional and national celebrity; frequent intercollegiate athletic events in modern facilities; and a variety of recreational opportunities on playing fields and courts, in neighboring forests, fields, and lakes, and along the nearby Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway. Mississippi State University is a comprehensive, doctoral-degree-granting university offering to a diverse and capable student body a wide range of opportunities and challenges for learning and growth; to the world of knowledge, vigorous and expanding contributions in research, discovery, and application; and to the State and its people in every region, a variety of expert services. Mississippi State University is designated as a Doctoral/Extensive institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. It is representative of the American Land-Grant tradition and distinctive in its own character and spirit, born of its Mississippi heritage and the vision and loyal perseverance of those who have labored in its development. Mississippi State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, specialist, and doctorate degrees.

Career History
Managing Partner
1999 - 2006

KPMG LLP engages in the provision of audit, tax and advisory services. It serves the banking and capital markets, building, construction and real estate, consumer and retail, energy, natural resources and chemicals, financial services, government and public sector, healthcare and life sciences, industrial manufacturing, insurance, media and entertainment, private equity, technology, telecommunications, and venture capital industries. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Chief Human Resources, Culture & Training Officer
Prior

lululemon athletica, Inc. engages in the designing, distributing and retail of athletic apparel and accessories. It company operates through the following segments: Company-Operated Stores, Direct to Consumer. The Company-Operated Stores segment comprises of lululemon and ivivva brands; and specialize in athletic wear for female youth. The Direct to Consumer segment is involved in e-commerce business. The company was founded by Dennis J. Wilson in 1998 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2010 - Current

Cumberland Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a pharmaceutical company, which engages in the acquisition, development, and commercialization of prescription products. Its product include Acetadote, Caldolor, Kristalose, Hepatoren, Vaprisol, Boxaban, Vasculan, Ethyol, Portaban, and Totect. The company was founded by A. J. Kazimi on January 6, 1999 and is headquartered in Nashville, TN.

Director
Prior

As an independent, fee-based investment manager, Argent Trust does not sell proprietary products. They specialize in managing equity, fixed income and 401k ETF model portfolios.

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