Jim Mathews




Jim oversees all aspects of The Healthy Leader including strategy, operations, finances, marketing and client relationships. Joining in 1997 he now partners with CEO and Founder Bob Rosen to set and guide the overall direction of the company.

Jim also enjoys an active involvement with a number of the company’s key clients. He partners with top leaders to assess and develop organizational and executive team capabilities and clarify their vision and values. He then integrates business and human capital strategies to guide them through complex culture change initiatives.

Jim believes in learning, growth and building healthy, transparent relationships. A caring listener and leadership adviser, he helps clients develop, strengthen and achieve critical skills, leaderships roles and employee relationships. He has worked with top leaders at New York Life, MedStar Health, ING, Cigna and Rolls Royce. He is convinced that intelligent, passionate, and deeply caring individuals can “move mountains”.

In 20 years prior to joining us he worked in banking and finance, both as an executive with Citicorp in New York and running his own consulting practice, Jim has worked advising U.S.-based bank holding companies in formulating and financing their non-bank investments. For Citicorp, he also developed and helped execute the Private Banking Division’s nationwide expansion plan for lending and investment products, and founded and managed Citicorp’s Private Bank’s Mid-Atlantic regional office in Washington D.C.

Jim is proud to serve on the board of the Washington DC Advisory Board of the Posse Foundation, which identifies, recruits, and provides scholarships for exceptional young leaders from widely diverse backgrounds to go to college, graduate and make a meaningful leadership impact in American society.

An accomplished pianist and composer, he has composed and recorded six albums that support people in deepening their meditation practice, an approach influenced from his study of Buddhism.

Jim holds a B.A. in Economics and Philosophy from Washington & Lee University. He loves to read, study classical piano and cello, and travel. He is also an avid swimmer.



The Healthy Leader® has spent the last three decades studying and advising executives, their teams and organizations around the world. Our speakers are thought leaders and have a passion for the human side of business. They coach CEOs, accountants, physicians, nurses and sales people to be effective leaders.

Each event, whether it is a webinar, an off-site meeting, a keynote presentation, or a workshop, is carefully crafted to work with your agenda or event theme. 

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