James Smith joined D.A. Davidson & Co. in June 2008 with 13 years of experience in the industry. Prior to joining Davidson, Jim was employed at Broadpoint Securities as a Managing Director of Sales Trading. Jim began his Equities career at Fahnestock in Boston in 1995, and was subsequently a Managing Director at Bear Stearns and Charles Schwab. Jim is an active member of the Boston Securities Traders Association. Jim is a graduate of Harvard University with a bachelor's degree in U.S. History.