James D. Kaplan, CLU, is co-founder and CEO of KB Financial, an M Financial Group Member Firm since 2008. His deep industry and board expertise includes 28 years as an agent of Equitable and AXA, where he served on various boards within the company including the EARC, the reinsurance company.
Jim works with the KB Financial team to develop the overall strategy of the firm and leads the effort to continually refine and improve client offerings. He has a 36-year history of advising high net worth clients in the areas of sophisticated estate, wealth transfer and investment planning strategies.
Jim serves on M’s Audit Committee, Investment Committee, and Product Development Group. He is registered with M Securities and is a member of Finseca.
Jim serves on the Board of Directors of the Mariano Rivera Foundation and the Princeton Day School Leadership Gift Committee and is involved with many local charities.
Jim received a B.A. in political science and government from Lehigh University.