A. James Balkins, JD, MBA

Chief Financial and Strategy Officer, Healthwise (Retired), Boise State University MBA Faculty
Board Chair

James "Jim" Balkins retired from his role as chief transition officer at Healthwise in 2016.

In addition to more than 25 years of executive leadership, Jim has an extensive background in corporate governance, strategic planning, and development and evaluation of international business strategies.

Jim holds a juris doctor and a master’s of business administration from Willamette University in Oregon and a bachelor of arts from Walla Walla College in Washington. He also attended the Program for Management Development at Harvard Business School.

Jim joined the Healthwise Board in 2017.