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James T. Gillespie


James T. Gillespie, Managing Director, joined BB&T Asset Management in 2005 and Sterling Capital Management through merger in 2010. He has investment experience since 1991. Jim is president of the Sterling Capital Funds and has responsibility for the administration and operation of the Funds. He also has responsibility for the accuracy of the Funds’ financial statements and related regulatory filings. Previously, he held management positions with firms in the financial services industry including J.P. Morgan and BISYS Group. Jim received his B.S. in Finance and Business Management from Franklin University. 

Area of Focus

  • Mutual fund administration

Previous Experience

  • JP Morgan
  • BISYS Fund Services


  • B.S. Franklin University
James T. Gillespie
James T. Gillespie

Managing Director

President of Sterling Capital Funds

(919) 716-9087

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