Global Risk Management GE Capital
Retired Senior Vice President

James A. Colica
Global Risk Management GE Capital
Retired Senior Vice President

Jim Colica, a resident of Greenwich, Connecticut, is the retired Senior Vice President – Global Risk Management for GE Capital, the $600B asset subsidiary of The General Electric Company. Jim received his B.S. in Accounting from Fordham University and was with GE for 27 years. Prior to that, Jim was a CPA for 12 years with Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co. in New York City.

Jim served as an active duty officer in U.S. Army from 1969-1971 upon graduation from Fordham University.

Since 1999, Jim has been on the Board of The Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut, which provides critical mental health services to over 2,000 children and their families in Stamford, Greenwich, Darien and New Canaan, Connecticut, regardless of their ability to pay for these services.

Jim was Board President of the Child Guidance Center from 2002-2004 and is a member of its Executive Committee and its Strategic Planning Committee. His other volunteer experience has included being a long-standing member of the GE Elfun Society of volunteers, including serving as its President for two years. He also volunteered two years on the large corporation fund raising committee of the Stamford United Way and was also a Senior Advisor for two years to the Boys & Girls Club of Stamford.

Since his retirement from GE, Jim has devoted his efforts to philanthropy supporting children’s mental health services, education for inner city children, services to the Blind and disabled veterans, disaster recovery efforts in the U.S. and abroad and outreach services through the Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport.

Jim also presents to undergraduate and graduate students at Fordham University Gabelli School of Business and Fairfield University on financial issues and career development.