Jim Borland, Ph.D. is a senior vice president at The Five O'Clock Club and has been with the Club since 1994. He is responsible for client relationships, executive outplacement, executive coaching and consulting assignments. Jim brings twenty years of career transition and executive coaching experience to The Five O'Clock Club, where he also manages the Grand Central Branch and counsels at the Penn Station Branch. In addition, he writes articles for The Five O'Clock News and is a member of the Media Team, appearing on CBS radio, CNBC and CNN.
Jim was a senior vice president at Goodrich and Sherwood, a major regional outplacement firm. Prior to that, he was an officer with Drake Beam Morin, where he managed the Key Account Program; he had corporate liaison responsibility for several major clients, including Amerada Hess, Eastman Kodak, Chase Manhattan Bank and Joseph E. Seagrams & Sons, among others. He was twice awarded the DBM Professional Excellence Award.
His practice focuses on executives, for both outplacement as well as executive coaching. He has appeared on a Phil Donahue TV special on the role of work, and has been quoted in Fortune, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. He has written articles for The Management Advisor and several professional journals. He was featured on the Fortune magazine video, "Get the Job You Really Want."
Jim has an A.B. from Tufts, a Master's from the University of Pennsylvania and a Ph.D. from Rutgers. He is a Certified Social Worker, a Life Fellow of the American Orthopsychiatric Association, and a Fellow Practitioner of the International Board for Career Management Certification.
Dr. Borland is Board Certified by the Clinical Social Work Therapists, and holds NY State License for Independent Psychology Practice. After 9/11, Dr. Borland was selected for advanced training conducted at Columbia University to help individuals and organizations deal with post-traumatic stress issues.