Scott S. James

VP, Public Entities & Academic Institutions

Scott started his career in 1987 working as an underwriter with MetLife. Since then, he has provided underwriting, consulting and account management services to his clients. Scott has worked with self-insured clients his entire career and has focused exclusively in the Public and Academic sectors for the past 13 years.

Scott joined J.W. Terrill in 2008 and is responsible for creating the Public Entity and Academic Institutions’ Team and establishing J.W. Terrill as an employee benefits brokerage and consulting market leader in this specific area.

Scott earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Illinois Wesleyan University and his Masters degree in Business Administration from Northern Illinois University. Scott proudly serves as a board member for a St. Louis-based not-for-profit organization called Kids In The Middle.