James R. Hodge is the President and Chief Investment Officer of Arrowsmith, LLC. He previously, for 29 years, served as the President and Chief Investment Officer of Permal Asset Management LLC which is now a subsidiary of New York Stock Exchange listed Legg Mason, Inc. Prior to that, he held a number of positions culminating in Director of Cost Accounting during four years of employment at the New York Stock Exchange. He was also the CFO at Biolectron, Inc. a start-up medical products company that supplied orthopedic devices to Bristol-Myers.
James R. Hodge is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive status) in the state of New Jersey. He earned an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.S. with highest distinction from Indiana University.