James C. Jenkins is a Vice President of the Manager and consultant to The Alliant Company. Since 1991, Mr. Jenkins has served as Executive Vice President of Esko, Inc., a Palm Beach based family office with multiple investment interests including Alliant. From 1981 to 1990, he managed two other family offices, with particular focus on real estate management and development. Mr. Jenkins started his career on the audit staff of Ernst & Ernst CPA's, a firm now known as Ernst and Young. Mr. Jenkins has a strong interest in education, and currently serves as Treasurer and Trustee of Palm Beach Atlantic University. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Virginia and is a member of the Florida and American Institutes of Certified Public Accountants.