As a Director, James Still creates an analytical framework for clients to aid in strategic decision making. James has extensive experience in financial modeling to assess the impact of institutional strategies related to capital financing, endowment spending, institutional cash flow, and liquidity.
James has a particular expertise in higher education credit rating strategy and analytics, and works with numerous clients to manage rating agency relationships and evaluate rating agency metrics. He is the co-author of a chapter on rating agency methodologies in the Update to the Seventh Edition of Strategic Financial Analysis for Higher Education.
Prior to Janney, James worked for six years at Prager & Co., LLC, providing financial advisory services to higher education and not-for-profit clients throughout the country, including Northwestern University, Ohio University, Wildlife Conservation Society, and Rutgers University. James is a graduate of Indiana University with a Master of Public Affairs concentrated in Public Financial Administration. He is a FINRA registered representative and municipal advisor.