Our Team - James F. Barsella
Senior Institutional Consultant
Jim joined Legacy Strategic Asset Management of Wells Fargo Advisors in 1996 as a Senior Institutional Consultant and Financial Advisor. He began his career in 1987 at Baker & Taylor in Chicago where he was ultimately promoted to Regional Human Resource Manager and Manager of Benefits. Immediately prior to joining Legacy Strategic Asset Management, he spent four years at Fidelity Investments where he was a Manager of Retirement Plan Consulting and Client Service. Jim’s role within Legacy Strategic Asset Management includes consulting services for both institutional and high-net-worth clients with an emphasis toward asset allocation, manager search and selection and performance evaluation and due diligence of alternative asset management strategies.
Jim has a Bachelor of Science degree in Management and Finance from Eastern Illinois University and a Master of Science degree in Industrial Relations from Loyola University, Chicago.
Jim lives in Hudson, OH with his wife and youngest child, with two older children in college. He enjoys golf and travel and devotes considerable time to his involvement in community and charitable activities within the greater Cleveland/Akron area.