Jim Woods, Certified Financial Fiduciary CFF®

Partner/Senior Investment Advisor

Jennifer Greene

Chief Compliance Officer

Jim Woods, Certified Financial Fiduciary CFF®

Partner/Senior Investment Advisor

Jim joined Southport Capital in 2008 and serves as the Senior Portfolio Manager at Southport Capital. His primary focus is helping small to medium sized business more effectively manage their retirement benefit accounts.

Born and raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Jim came to Atlanta to attend the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he played varsity football for four years and graduated in 1977 with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management.

The first four years of his business career was spent in the insurance industry with Moye Financial Associates. He started his Wall Street career at Merrill Lynch in 1981. Jim has had an extensive career of money management at Bear Stearns, Shearson Lehman Brothers, and Robinson-Humphrey Co., with his last nineteen years being spent at Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. in Atlanta, Georgia, before joining Southport in 2008.

Jim and his wife Terri are now empty nesters in Marietta, Georgia, having successfully raised an attorney and two USMC officers.

Jennifer Greene

Chief Compliance Officer

Jennifer started her career in 2000 working at SunTrust Bank in Personal Trust, and then in Endowment and Foundation Trust Services. She joined Southport Capital in 2004 and began working in trading and operations. Jennifer later accepted the role of Chief Compliance Officer with oversight in the trading and operation management of the firm. As the firm’s Chief Compliance Officer, she ensures that all members of Southport Capital are complying with the regulatory requirements and ensuring they are following the company’s internal policies and procedures. In 2020, Jennifer was asked to serve on The Schwab Technology, Operations & Service Advisory Board. Jennifer has lived her entire life in North Georgia. She is married to her husband, Derrick, and is the mom to two adult boys and 3 grandchildren that call her “Lolly”. When she is away from work, she enjoys being with family and friends, cooking, and taking yearly beach trips.