U.S. Navy Reserve Captain
29 years served
Seeking a career in human resources
Garden City, NY
SENIOR CORPORATE & GOVERNMENT EXECUTIVE – HEAD OF GLOBAL TALENT ACQUISITION
FinTech | Technology | Financial Services | Payments | Human Capital Strategy | Veteran
Head of Global Talent Acquisition Programs & Mobility at Fiserv – April 2014 – July 2020
James is a senior executive leading global talent acquisition and mobility programs at Fiserv. Programs include world-wide internship and corporate analyst programs, as well as early career, military, diversity & inclusion recruitment. Prior to this, as the head of military and veteran affairs at First Data, his primary focus was military-affiliated talent sourcing and retention, as well as veteran small business engagement and supplier diversity. Both roles include the development and execution of strategies in line with CEO, Chief Human Resource Officer and Head of Corporate Citizenship joint goals.
Under his leadership, the company’s primary diversity brand, First Data Salutes was named “No. 1 Best for Vets: Employer” by Military Times for three consecutive years.
Prior to joining First Data in 2014 James held a leadership role within the talent acquisition and military affairs teams at JP Morgan Chase & Co., where he served as executive director and co-head of the 100,000 Jobs Mission, now the Veteran Jobs Mission. Prior to working at JP Morgan, James led business development and operations management positions in the transportation software and fulfillment industries as well as in government service.
James received a master’s degree, with honors, in International Trade and Transportation Management and a bachelor’s degree in Marine Transportation from New York Maritime College. Upon graduation, he commissioned as an officer in the United States Navy and earned a license as an officer in the U.S. Merchant Marine.
Captain Perduto is a twenty-eight-year veteran of the United States Navy, and currently serves as a leader within the Strategic Sealift Program, with the Navy Reserve based in Norfolk, VA. In 2008, he graduated from the senior leader, joint military education program at the United States Marine Corps University, Command Staff College.
James also serves as the national advisor to Fiserv’s Military Affinity Group, the Navy League of the United States, and as an advisory council member for the Veteran Jobs Mission. He was selected as a member of the New York Athletic Club men’s lacrosse A-team for six seasons and has been a NYAC, American Legion Post #754, and Veteran of Foreign Wars member since 1995.
James resides in Garden City, NY with his wife and their son.