James Palermo is a Founding Partner at Breton Capital Management, where he is responsible for investment evaluation and selection, fund raising, and portfolio company oversight. Prior to joining Breton Capital Management, Mr. Palermo served as Vice Chairman of BNY Mellon and Chairman of BNY Mellon New England. In 27 years with BNY Mellon, his roles included CEO of Asset Servicing and CEO of Global Client Management. In addition, he served over 10 years as a member of the bank’s Executive Committee. He also serves on the University of Massachusetts Amherst Foundation Board. Mr. Palermo began his career as a financial analyst at General Motors Corp.

Mr. Palermo is on the board of directors of Candidly Corporation.

Mr. Palermo holds an undergraduate degree in business from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and an MBA from Babson College.

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