James Paine, Jr., Ph.D

With more than 20 years experience in management and executive leadership roles across banking, higher education, and healthcare, Dr. James Paine, Jr., currently serves as Chief Operating Officer at CareSTL Health, a federally qualified health center (FQHC), providing comprehensive outpatient health services to nearly 30,000 patients annually throughout the greater St. Louis region.  In addition to his work with CareSTL Health, Dr. Paine is also a noted author, speaker and trainer in the areas of leadership, organizational effectiveness, and change management.  Dr. Paine’s formal education includes an undergraduate degree from Lindenwood University, a master’s degree from the University of Missouri, and a Ph.D. from Saint Louis University. In addition to his formal academic degrees, Dr. Paine has also completed post graduate studies in leadership and change management at the Harvard Business School.