James G. Binch
James G. Binch is currently senior operating partner and managing director of Lincolnshire Management, where his principal duties are oversight, assistance and guidance to the operating companies within the Lincolnshire Management portfolio of investments. Prior to joining Lincolnshire, he was chief executive officer of Memry Corporation, an AMEX-listed company, from 1992 until 2006. During his tenure, Memry acquired a division of Raychem Corporation and Putnam Plastics and was named among the fifty fastest-growing technology firms in Connecticut for eight consecutive years.
In 1988, Binch founded Trinity Capital Corporation, a merchant bank in Stamford, Conn., where he served as president and chief executive officer until 1991. From 1980 to 1987, he held senior roles with Combustion Engineering of Stamford, including three years as president and chief operating officer of the engineering sector of Combustion Engineering and its principal subsidiary, Lummus-Crest, Inc., with more than 3,000 employees, offices in eight countries and annual contract volumes in excess of two billion dollars. He was vice president of planning and business development at Champion International’s building products division from 1978 to 1980. Binch began his career in 1972 as a principal with the general management international consulting firm of Cresap, McCormick and Paget in New York, serving there until 1978.
Binch is a trustee of Trinity College School, in Ontario, Canada, and is a director of 169855 Canada Inc., and Visual Technologies Ltd. He is a graduate engineer from Princeton University, and holds a Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.