Mr. Douglass is a Partner of Fulcrum Equity Partners and brings more than 25 years of operations management, strategic development and financial experience with high-growth financial services, marketing services and healthcare companies. Mr. Douglass was most recently CEO of Vesdia, a pioneer in loyalty and card-linked marketing for financial services, airline and hospitality companies, which merged with Cartera Commerce in January, 2011. Previous to Vesdia, he served as CEO for Atlanta-based Visionary Systems, Inc. (VSI), a provider of decision systems for credit providers and retailers that was sold to Trans Union in 2004.
Prior to VSI, Mr. Douglass served as the Executive Vice President of Corporate Development and Chief Financial Officer with CheckFree Corporation. While at CheckFree, he was part of the executive management team that grew the company to more than $500 million in revenue as the leading provider of electronic billing and payment services to financial institutions. Prior to CheckFree, Mr. Douglass served as Vice President and Corporate Controller of Medaphis Corporation, a leading provider of medical billing and management software and services for physicians and hospitals.
Mr. Douglass began his career with KPMG in the Financial Services practice. He currently serves on the boards of iHealth, SureFire Local, Gro Banking, Rival Health and Dropoff. Mr. Douglass also served on the board of FactorTrust, the leading provider of credit data for the underbanked and was recently sold to ABS Capital, and Paymentus a leading provider of cloud-based billing, communication and payment solutions sold to Accel-KKR in 2011. Jim graduated with a BBA in Accounting from Georgia State University.