Meet Our Team
Founder & CEO
James has spent more than forty years in the fashion space as Senior Vice President, Director and Principal of his family’s NASDAQ listed company Swank Inc which was the largest men’s and ladies’ accessories company in the world. His career provided an intimate working experience in every facet of the company from sales, product development, sourcing and logistics to marketing as well as an in-depth financial background based on 27 years as a Director of the company. Oxford Hounds was created as a natural extension of a family legacy in the fashion industry to capture market share in a soon to be $1T vertical by offering superior quality 100% Italian crafted men’s luxury apparel and accessories.
President & COO
Jim provides a great deal of knowledge and expertise in strategic marketing as well as building and scaling a business. Jim leverages the power and reach of social media and advanced analytics to directly ascertain the best means of delivering desired messaging to a specific customer segment profile. Jim spent 20 years building and scaling teams in the finance industry. Throughout his career he consistently managed to perform among the top producers in the market. Jim spent a lifetime immersed in many facets of the family's former business, Swank Inc. from assisting Swank salespeople in retail stores to assisting on manufacturing and sourcing trips to Europe and Asia, Jim has spent his life as a student of his family's business and legacy. Jim also spearheads the company's charitable foundation, Helping Hounds, to assist in providing needed care for the more than 70,000,000 homeless and sheltered dogs in the U.S.