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bank executive , finance educator

James Michael Muse, American bank executive, finance educator. Certified Finance Marketing Professional, Institute of Certified Bankers; certified employee plan specialist.


Muse, James Michael was born on June 22, 1960 in Salem, Massachusetts, United States. Son of James Joseph and Gertrude Marie (Coté) Muse.


Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Salem State College, 1983. Certified Financial Planner, Fairfield University, 1990. Postgraduate National School Banking, Fairfield University, 1995.

Postgraduate School Bank Marketing, University Colorado, 1999. Master of Business Administration, Fairfield University, 2003.


Retail sales manager Salem (Massachusetts) 5 cents Saving Bank, 1982-1984. Retirement plans manager Andover (Massachusetts) Savings Bank, 1984-1986. Assistant treasurer Bank 5 For Savings, Arlington, Massachusetts, 1986-1991.

Assistant vice president, trust officer Cambridge (Massachusetts) Savings Bank, 1991-1997. Vice president, director retail finance services Beverly (Massachusetts) National Bank, 1997—2003. President Hannah Insurance Agency, 2000—2003.

Vice president, director relationship management Infinex Finance Group, Farmington, Connecticut, 2003—2005. Founder, president J.M. Muse Associates, since 2006. Senior vice president, retail banking North Shore Bank, Peabody, Massachusetts, since 2006.

Chairman, treasurer Massachusetts Retirement Plans Consortium, Boston, 1987. Member faculty Endicott College, Beverly, Massachusetts, New England College Finance, Boston, The Financial Planning Association.


  • Certified Finance Marketing Professional, Institute of Certified Bankers. Certified employee plan specialist.


Chair board directors American Red Cross, Beverly, Massachusetts. Board directors Beverly Teen Young Men’s Christian Association, North Shore United Way. Board directors, vice chair North Shore Music Theatre Corporation Circle.

Former moderator, trustee First Federated Church, Beverly, Massachusetts, 1992—2002. Treasurer Babe Ruth Baseball, 1992—1994. President basketball booster club Beverly High School, 1994, 1995, 1996.

Treasurer Friends of Emma Foundation. Board director American Bar Association Marketing Network North-East chapter. Member United Church of Christ.

Board directors The Salem Partnership. Member of Bank Marketing Association, Massachusetts Bankers Assn (board dir.s).


  • Other Interests

    Kayaking, skiing, golf.


Married Patricia Ann Tyrrell, May 30, 1986 (deceased March 2003). Children: Kristine Amy Kelleher, Michael Thomas Kmiec.

James Joseph Muse

Gertrude Marie (Coté) Muse

Patricia Ann Tyrrell

Kristine Amy Kelleher Muse

Michael Thomas Kmiec Muse