Our People - Jim Gleaves

Jim Gleaves


Jim has been a member of Wortham's Houston practice since 2000. He primarily serves clients in Financial Risk and other Alternative Risk Management products, assists with analysis and consulting in the Risk Management Department, and he also serves as an Account Executive.

Prior to joining Wortham, Jim worked at American General Corporation for 15 years and at Equitable Life for seven years in various financial and investment management positions. 


BBA and MBA, The University of Texas at Austin 

Areas of Expertise

Financial coverages

Credit insurance

Event cancellation

Power generation outage

Patent infringement

Transactional coverages

Representations and Warranties coverage

Risk financing structures (captive insurance companies) 

Career Highlights / Accomplishments

Served for eight years as Treasurer of American General Corporation, a $100 billion diversified financial services company, with responsibility for all capital markets and cash management activities.

Prior to serving as Treasurer of American General, managed portfolios of private placement debt and equity investments at American General and at Equitable Life for 15 years

At Wortham, serves as the Chairman of the Audit Committee, Chairman of the 401(k) Investment Committee and is a member of the Wortham Finance Executive Committee 

Industry and Community Involvement

Business Arts Fund, Board of Directors

Escape Center, Board of Directors

Nehemiah Center, Chairman of the Board of Directors

Chapelwood United Methodist Church, Active Member