James R. (J.R.) Klein

James R. (J.R.) Klein is the Principal of J.R. Global, LLC, a consulting firm dedicated to facilitating global transformation through local initiatives that strengthen markets by addressing barriers to access by local residents. His focus is facilitating systemic change in the areas of water, energy, education, and health. He also serves as the CEO Emeritus of Finance Fund, an Ohio, USA statewide social impact community development financial institution that moves public and private capital into low-income communities to improve the quality of life for people. He specializes in revival of local communities by centering on visionary leadership, attractive business climates, strengthening the workforce, and public/private collaboration. Mr. Klein’s expertise in organizational management and leadership, strategic planning, cultural integration, and performance and measurement is recognized worldwide.