Jim Bourdon is the CEO and Founder of Accounting Management Solutions (AMS) and has guided the growth of AMS since he established the firm in 1998.
After having successfully sold AMS to a national CPA firm, CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP he now focuses on the growth strategy and overall management of AMS – as they expand the outsourcing model nationally.
Jim has over 35 years’ experience in accounting and finance including senior financial management positions in higher education and Chief Financial Officer for a large regional real estate development firm which developed the Charlestown Navy Yard. Early in his career Jim was a national bank examiner with the Comptroller of the Currency, U.S. Treasury Department.
Active in the business community, Jim is a founding member and Chairman of the Board of Directors of FINACA, an association of similar accounting and finance firms nationwide. Jim is a member of Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE), an advisory board member to New Repertory Theatre and a finance committee member for Massachusetts Service Alliance. Jim is also a member of the board of advisors of Northeastern University’s IDEA program, a venture accelerator program.
Jim earned a BSBA degree and MBA from Northeastern University.