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James Paulman Stirling

James Paulman Stirling, American investment banker. Chartered Financial Analyst.


  • Stirling, James Paulman was born on March 30, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Louis James and Beverly L. (Paulman) Stirling.

  • Education

    • AB, Princeton University, 1963. Master of Business Administration, Stanford University, 1965.


    • Vice president corporation finance Kidder, Peabody & Company (now Union Bank of Switzerland), New York City and Chicago, 1965-1971, 84-86, senior vice president corporation finance, since 1987. Assistant to secretary United States Department Commerce, Washington, 1976-1977. Senior advisor & chairman midwest advisory board Union Bank of Switzerland Investment Bank, since 2004.

      Chairman board Northwestern Memorial Management Corporation, Chicago, since 1989. Trustee Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, since 1985.

    Major achievements

    • Chartered Financial Analyst.


    President junior board Chicago Symphony, 1968—1970. Member executive council Chicago Metropolis 2020. Trustee Chicago Symphony, 1970—1975, Teachers Academy for Mathematics Science, 1991—1995.

    Member Chartered Financial Analyst Society Chicago (board directors), Chartered Financial Analyst Leadership Council (chairman), Bond Club Chicago, National Economic Honorary Society, Chicago Club, Racquet Club (Chicago), Onwentsia Club (Lake Forest, Illinois).


    • Married Ellen Adair Foster, June 6, 1970. Children– Elizabeth Ginevra, Diana Leslie, Alexandra Curtiss.
    • father: Louis James Stirling
    • mother: Beverly L. (Paulman) Stirling
    • spouse: Ellen Adair Foster
    • children: Elizabeth Ginevra Stirling
    • Diana Leslie Stirling
    • Alexandra Curtiss Stirling
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    Born March 30, 1941
    • 1963
      Princeton University
    • 1965
      Stanford University
    • 1965 - 1971
      Vice president, corporation finance Kidder
    • 1976 - 1977
      assistant, to secretary United States Department Commerce
      Washington, United States
    • 2004
      senior, advisor & chairman midwest advisory board Union Bank of Switzerland Investment Bank