JAMES BERNARD ROSSEAU, SR.
Founder, The Corelink Solution
CEO, Holy Culture
James Rosseau Sr., known by many as “Trig,” is the Founder and CEO of The Corelink Solution, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization committed to revitalizing communities through programs that empower people to reach their potential. To date, the organization has delivered learning programs through that brand and faith-based media through the Holy Culture brand, which includes its reach to more than 5 million subscribers through Holy Culture Radio on SiriusXM Channel 154.
He brings 20+ years of expertise in creating growth and driving transformation, leveraging his unique blend of revenue generation and business acumen with his ability to skillfully assemble and lead high-performing teams. He is often called upon by C-Suite executives for advice and counsel, given his diverse set of experiences as an executive on both sides of the P&L and across several industries, including insurance, healthcare, and financial services.
As President of LegalShield Business Solutions, James was responsible for the organization’s B2B strategy. He led the brand launch, drove double-digit membership, revenue, and profit growth, and helped the organization achieve a successful sale to a new private equity owner.
James was also Senior Vice President of Chase Card Services Affinity Partnerships at JPMorgan Chase. He was responsible for a portfolio of more than 300 partners and $1B+ in receivables. He drove a 30% increase in profits through product improvements, deeper consumer relationships, partnership rationalization, and improved risk strategies.
Before his time in Card Services, he served as the SVP of HR Service Delivery North America, leading the provision of products and services to over 160,000 employees. He and his team delivered 35% in expense reductions while expanding services and developing best practices that evolved into global capabilities. He led vital globalization initiatives, the implementation of employee self-service, the establishment of a global Hub in India for NA, and numerous merger and acquisition initiatives.
His boardroom experience includes serving on the DeVry University Board of Trustees, where he chairs their Audit and Finance Committee. He participates on their Academic Quality and Student Success Committee helping shape and direct its core product. Leading DeVry's Transition Team comprising of several board members and management members, they started a CEO search when the CEO left toward the end of 2020 that was completed.
James has confronted and overcome significant challenges but persevered with his excellent work ethic and drive to make a positive change in the world. James earned his EMBA from Northwestern University and attained his undergraduate degree from the University of Phoenix.
He is also the author of Success on Your Own Terms: 6 Promises to Fire up your Passion, Ignite Your Career and Create an Amazing Life.
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