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JAMS Hires New CFO

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Irvine, Calif. – JAMS, the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide, today announced the addition of Kevin McDonnell as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. McDonnell is based in Irvine, Calif., where JAMS is headquartered.

Throughout his career, Mr. McDonnell has been involved in developing and implementing strategy, specifically in matters surrounding financial and operational planning. He has deep experience in financial and management reporting and analytics as well as private and public company regulatory compliance.

“Kevin’s broad and extensive experience with organizations, ranging from large, complex companies to smaller businesses, will enrich our organization,” said Chris Poole, JAMS President and CEO. “He is a strong, strategic thinker with a proven ability to create efficiencies, improve effectiveness and enhance a company’s performance. We’re thrilled to have him join our team.”

“JAMS is a leader in ADR and I look forward to working with senior management, associates and the neutrals to continue growing the business and making its impact in the legal industry,” said Mr. McDonnell.

He received his B.A. in Finance from Loyola Marymount University, graduating cum laude and also earned his J.D. from Loyola Law School.

About JAMS
Founded in 1979, JAMS is the largest private provider of mediation and arbitration services worldwide. With Resolution Centers nationwide and abroad, JAMS and its nearly 300 exclusive neutrals are responsible for resolving thousands of the world’s important cases. JAMS may be reached at 800-352-5267.

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For further information, please contact:

Kristine Snyder

JAMS Director, Public Relations & Content 

+1 949-224-4614 (Direct Dial)

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