Board of Directors

Jim Young, MBA

Retired, PPM America, President and Chief Investment Officer, Treasurer

​Jim Young of Lake Forest began tutoring for Reading Power in 2018 and joined the Board of Directors in 2020. Jim retired in 2015 from PPM America, a $110 Billion investment management firm located in Chicago, where he served as President and Chief Investment Officer. Prior to joining PPM in 1997 Jim worked as an investment analyst at Heller Financial and First Chicago. Jim received a BA from Wittenberg University and an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.