James McGinness is a Director at Hightower Texas. He is focused on developing and managing client relationships for high-net-worth individuals, endowments and foundations.
In 2011, James joined Salient, which was acquired by Hightower in 2018. Previously, he served as an Investment Associate on Salient’s MLP team, where he focused on investor relations, trading and operations. He has also served as a Portfolio Analyst at RDG Capital, LLC and an investments intern at Telemus Capital Partners.
James is a native Houstonian and an active member of Houston’s First Baptist Church. He enjoys volunteering in the community and abroad with his church and various international mission organizations.
James earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Houston—Downtown, and completed the Texas Trust School at Southern Methodist University. James holds the Series 7, 63 and 65 licenses.