Jim 140 x 140Jim McCarthy is Senior Vice President and currently acting as Chief Financial Officer of the ISMC, as well as a member on the Board of Directors.

Jim brings to the Board an outstanding record of success and business development in the global healthcare and medical markets.  Jim is the Chairman and CEO of Gemini Consulting Group, Inc., Oak Brook, Illinois, a healthcare consulting firm that addresses legal, organizational structure and financial strategic advisory services for clients and partners.

Jim has held positions as Vice President and General Manager of a medical device manufacturing company in Chicago, and spent five years in increasingly responsible planning positions with the Medical Products Division of 3M Company. Of special interest to ISMC is Jim’s co-founding of Magellan Global Health, Inc., Panama City, Panama, where he also serves on the Board of Directors of its U.S. subsidiary, CareSpan USA, Inc.  CareSpan, a multinational healthcare delivery company, provides cloud-based direct medical care which is facilitated by the global reach of interactive telemedicine whereby doctors and nurses provide primary care, wellness and disease prevention to remote workers and other populations with inadequate medical infrastructure.

His experience includes:

  • developing and managing hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, and diagnostic centers in both the U.S. and overseas;
  • developing and implementing hospital and physician joint venture arrangements in the U.S. and overseas;  and
  • implementing domestic and international medical supply and equipment arrangements.

Jim received his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame, his J.D. from the Loyola University School of Law, and his M.B.A. from the Keller Graduate School of Management.  He is a member of various state and national organizations, including the American Health Lawyers Association. He also serves on the National Advisory Council of the Keller Graduate School of Management, Chicago, Illinois and is a member of the British-American Business Council, Chicago, Illinois and the National Strategy Forum, Chicago, Illinois.

Jim also serves on the Board of Directors of E-P Therapeutics, Inc., Ridgefield, Connecticut and is a member of the Board of Trustees of the University of San Diego, San Diego, California where he is Chairman of the Student Affairs Committee and serves on the Executive Committee, Audit Committee and Committee on Trustees.

Jim, and  Barry Ressler the Chairman ISMC, served as Directors together on public and private corporations operating in the fields of Stem Cell Therapeutics, Strategic Defense Initiative (Star Wars Program), environmental services and the semiconductor industry. He has also served on the Board of Directors of Wintrust Financial Corporation (WTFC) Rosemont, Illinois, Hinsdale Bank and Trust Company, Hinsdale, Illinois, Protein Polymer Technologies, Inc. (PPTI) San Diego, California, JMAR Technologies, Inc. (JMAR) San Diego, California, StemCyte, Inc., Covina, California and Sirigen Group Ltd., London, England.