James Sollins is a private investor and chairman of Ivy Family Holdings LLC and Ivy Management LLC, privately held investment companies. He also serves on the boards of directors of Armune BioScience, Inc. and Manchester Copper Tubing, LLC. Previously, James was Chairman and CEO of Ivy Animal Health, Inc. and a member of the Board of Directors of the Animal Health Institute, a trade association of leading companies in the animal health sector of the agricultural industry.
Educated as an attorney at the University of Virginia Law School, James also studied at the Academy of International Law in Den Haag, Netherlands, The London School Of Economics, Yale University, and New York University.
Since moving to New York in 1992, James has been active in various non-profit endeavors related to the art world including Independent Curators International and Art21, on whose boards he served, and the International Leadership Council of The New Museum of Contemporary Art.