James "Jim" W. Stewart, III
First appointed by the Board circa April or May 2007. Sworn in on June 14, 2007
Development and Investment Committee, chair
Mr. Stewart, of Montchanin, DE, is the co-founder and CEO of Epic Research, a Wilmington-based direct marketing and investment company that serve the financial services industry.
Prior to Epic, he was the co-founder and president of Juniper Financial, a Wilmington-based credit card issuer. From the start in 2000, Juniper grew to be the ninth largest bank credit card issuer in the country in 2008. Juniper was sold to Barclays in 2004.
Mr. Stewart has also served as an executive vice president of credit policy and marketing at credit card issuer First USA. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina and a trustee of the Brandywine Conservancy.