James R. Lientz, Jr.
Partner Safe Harbour Consulting
Jim has a wealth of experience in both the private and public sectors, with more than 35 years in the banking industry and nearly eight in government service.
Currently a Partner with Safe Harbor Consulting, he has held numerous leadership positions throughout his career, including as President of C&S Bank of South Carolina; President of Nations Bank of Georgia; and President Mid-South Division, Bank of America.
Public Sector Experience
He was as the first ever Chief Operating Officer for the State of Georgia from 2003 to 2010, to which he brought a number of innovations. Which included:
Diversified Trust is an employee-owned comprehensive wealth management firm based in the Southeast. Our clients include individuals, multi-generational families, family offices, foundations, endowments and retirement plans.
We tailor strategies for perpetuating and enhancing wealth, planning your legacy, or advancing philanthropic missions.
Our team offers decades of direct professional experience across investment, legal, tax, trust services and management.
Chairman, Georgia Tech Foundation; Former Atlanta Director, Former Chairman of Audit and Finance Committee, Georgia Ports Authority; Former Chairman, Metropolitan Atlanta Chamber; Former Chairman, Georgia Chamber of Commerce; Former Member, Georgia Corporation for Economic Development; Former Vice Chair, Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce; Former Chairman, Woodruff Arts Center Corporate Campaign; Former Chairman of the Board of Advisors, The Carter Center; Former Trustee, Rhodes College; Former Trustee, The Lovett School; Former Trustee, Georgia Research Alliance; Board Member, Georgia Banking Company; Board Member, Invesco Mortgage Capital; and Board Member, J&J Invision.
Jim enjoys spending time outdoors and Quail Hunting in his free time.
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Family and Travel
Jim has he has 10 grandchildren. He loves traveling with his wife, NAME, and spending time with family.