James W. Evans, Jr.
72 River Park Street
2nd Floor
Needham, MA 02494
Tel: 781-449-2866
Fax: 781-449-5340

  • Public Sector
  • Educational Institutions
  • Healthcare
  • Religious Insitutions
  • Social Services


Jim is a Principal and practice leader for the public sector, healthcare, religious entity, professional services and group services practices. He provides expert assistance in risk assessment, strategic planning, professional and governance liability exposures, procurement, vendor evaluation, lender compliance, transportation and infrastructure construction risk management, program audits, complex risk financing and risk pooling.


Jim has over 40 years experience in the industry, 38 of which have been with Albert Risk. He also served as a commercial lines account executive for Travelers Insurance Companies and in various assignments in the Boston Police Department.


  • M.B.A, Finance, Boston College
  • A.B., English, Boston College
  • Associate in Risk Management (ARM)


Jim is active in local government and professional and community organizations. As a public official, he has served in both elected (Chairman, Board of Selectmen) and appointed (Long-Range Planning Committee, Council of Human Services, Audit Committee Chair, Stadium Advisory Committee and Chairman of the Foxborough Industrial Development Financing Authority) roles. As Chairman of FIDFA, he led the 1999 bond issue, financing $70 million in infrastructure improvements for the new Patriots stadium. He has been both an ARM instructor and a faculty member at Babson College, where he taught undergraduate courses in insurance, risk financing and risk management.

Publishing and Speaking Activity

Jim Evans joined Frank Napolitano, Director of Risk Management and Insurance Services of the Archdiocese of New York at the 2019 Annual Diocesan Fiscal Managers Conference on October 1st.  Their topic will discuss Captives in the Diocesan Risk Financial Program.

James Evans joined Lori Seidenbery from Global Director Real Assets Insurance and Allen Wolff from Anderson Kill at the RIMS Annual Conference in Boston on April 30, 2019.  Their topic explored different claims coverage issues from perspective of owners, operators and retailers.
Jim Evans co-moderated a session with Matt Byrne at the VT Captive Insurance Association Annual Conference on August 10, 2016.  Topics of discussion included socially responsible investment, alignment with mission, innovations (including Healthcare stop loss) and reinsurance strategies.