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How to Make Tough Decision

"If I ever going to try, this is the time. And I am ok if I would fail." - Jim Denholm

In this INNW Institute #wealthmanagement episode, Jim shares his entrepreneurial journey on how he created Ironbridge Private Wealth while having a 9-5 job and raising a young family.

In this conversation, we discussed:

- His surreal yet personal experience visiting the World Trade Center in 2001

- How to make the tough decision and balance risk and reward

- How to shift from 'selling' mindset into being a 'trusted advisor'

You can listen to this episode here:

-Apple Podcast:

A bit about Jim Denholm:

As founder and managing director, Jim Denholm created IronBridge Private Wealth to assist clients on their paths to success. Every aspect of IronBridge Private Wealth was developed with a client-first mindset, including financial planning, portfolio management, risk mitigation, customer service and innovative fee structures. Jim Denholm has earned numerous awards for helping clients pursue their financial goals. Prior to founding IronBridge, Jim was a Senior Vice President with Wells Fargo Wealth Management, where he managed customized portfolios for high net worth clients. His knowledge and diligence earned him recognition as a Wells Fargo Premier Advisor for each of the past 10 years and a nomination as a Barron’s Top 1000 Advisor. Before joining Wells Fargo Advisors in 2005, Jim was Senior Vice President at JPMorgan Chase & Co. as a Wealth Advisor. He began his career as a financial advisor with Morgan Stanley Investment Management .Jim has been trading stocks since 1997, and has been advising clients on investment strategies since 2001. Jim’s commitment to service also carries over to his involvement with the local Austin community. He currently serves on the board of the Austin Symphony and the Dell Medical Children’s Trust. He has previously served on the boards of the United Way Financial Stability Council and the YMCA Downtown Austin. The Amarillo native and his wife, Melanie, live in Westlake with their two sons, Mac and Patrick, and two very large Rhodesian Ridgeback dogs. They enjoy what Austin has to offer, including live music, spending time on Lake Austin, and trying new restaurants. Away from the office, Jim is an avid golfer and enjoys Texas Longhorns sports.

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