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It is an extreme pleasure to be working with Jim, which I have had the privilege of for the past year or so. During this time, he has assisted me as a mentor, consultant, business developer and energizer, bringing sound ideas and resources deployed on several of my products and projects. The scope of his involvement has provided guidance, but actual implementation, while working on on multiple projects broadly across transactions, deal structures and business planning, to product design, engineering, patents and production. Jim is a person with tremendous energy, insight, strong ownership, integrity and has a sense of urgency for creating results and value all the time. He sees and can address everything from the big picture to the details and I continue to benefit from his collaboration and influence.May 18, 2017
Great experience. Jim was personable, flexible, professional, available and responsive. His consultation was key for us and he has great resources at his disposal. Our final product helped us seal a major deal. Will definitely work with him again.Sep 13, 2019VerifiedJames L. Torti, Ph.D.'s reply
Thank you Sylvia, I so appreciate your kind words and it is such a pleasure to work with such amazing pros! Congratulations on this new multi-year deal. Kindest personal and progressional regards to you all.
James added a tremendous amount of value. His insight and business knowledge are so very valuable for those of us who are just starting out. I would absolutely recommend him!Jan 15, 2019Verified
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Appreciated working with James as his honesty and professionalism really helped our business to make quality financial decisions. Thanks!Jun 4, 2019Verified
I was very impressed with Jim. He has a great depth of knowledge that would be an asset to any business. I hope I have the opportunity to work with him more in the future!Feb 6, 2019Verified
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?I typically structure several fee options for my clients to choose in ascending order of involvement and fee level. From a more Advisory approach (minor involvement), to a Consultative to most integrated or Managerial engagement provide Clients an opportunity to tailor my efforts around their project. In some cases when requested or appropriate, I do provide hourly rates starting with a discounted Thumbtack-only rate of $155/hour.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?Given that clients usually have a pressing need or challenge they urgently need to address and also have a pretty good idea of what results are they looking to achieve. My typical process, in advance of the project engagement, is to take the time and attention necessary to be sure that I understand what those issues and results are and how best to approach. Once we have conceptual understanding, I can create a scope of work and fee structure that aligns with those challenges, meets their requirements and is targeted to achieve the desired result(s).
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?I have spent the last 15+ years in various entrepreneurial and corporate environments acquiring many different skills and capabilities. I have a bachelors in business, with a doctoral degree in clinical psychology. Most of this formal training and education has provided me with a deep understanding of methodology, systems and necessary communication tools required to assess and prescribe effective solutions in organizations and businesses, after all business is made up of people and it is personal. Executive business case work done in London through Harvard Business School, analyzing growth opportunities in scaling and channel development.