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Jim Bethea, CFA, CAIA

Vice President, CIO | The University of Iowa Center for Advancement

Jim Bethea serves as Vice President and Chief Investment Officer for The University of Iowa Center for Advancement. Before joining the Center for Advancement, he worked in investment manager research at RVK and Touchstone Investments. He has also worked on mergers, acquisitions, and leveraged buyouts at Mystic Capital and as a project engineer for Bridgestone. He received his B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from The Ohio State University and his M.B.A. from Case Western Reserve University. He is a CFA and CAIA charterholder and is on the Investment Advisory Committee for the University of Iowa’s Henry Fund.