Dedicated. Integrated. Trusted.


The JHM Group is an advisory firm that specializes in financial communications and public affairs strategies.  We combine market and regulatory understanding, intellectual rigor, and communications expertise to deliver solutions for our clients. 

Our work spans the financial services industry: Global corporations to first-time funds, development institutions to institutional investors, non-profits to trade associations. 

Why JHM?


  The financial services industry has entered a new era. Regulatory shifts. Technological innovations. Capital formation efficacies. Social purpose and inclusion expectations. To succeed in this environment, participants need to not only be informed, they need to inform stakeholders of their value. The expertise and agility of The JHM Group makes us the partner of choice for clients aiming to build and fortify their business.

Our Partnership Approach


From integrated, full-scale financial communications strategies to transactional growth initiatives, The JHM Group delivers. We work as an extension of your team, providing sound counsel alongside flawless execution. Whether you are looking for a long-term partner or point-in-time support, we place a premium on exceeding our clients' expectations with high-touch, proactive guidance that translates into measurable results. 


Financial Communications & Public Affairs Services

Strategic Positioning  -  Print & Broadcast Media Relations - Transactions & M&A Support - Crisis & Reputation Management - Executive Coaching & Visibility - Brand Development - Message Development - Content Marketing - ESG & Sustainability Communications - Regulation & Legislation Monitoring - Actionable Policy Analysis - Policy Communications  - Political Scenario Planning 



James Maloney, Founder & President



James Maloney is a seasoned financial communications and public affairs executive with extensive experience in strategic planning, financial and political media relations, issues management, stakeholder engagement, risk mitigation, and financial public policy.

He was previously a senior member of the Financial Communications & Capital Markets practice at the global public relations firm Edelman, where he led successful client engagements for an array of financial services firms, with a specialization in private capital. 

Earlier, James was the Head of Public Affairs and Communications for the American Investment Council, the leading private equity industry trade association. He directed the Council’s external affairs, media relations, and stakeholder communications practices, and advised on government relations. He also served as the Council’s principal spokesperson, quoted in   

The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Financial Times, Bloomberg, Reuters, Politico, The Hill, and trade publications.

James frequently speaks at national and international industry conferences, on topics ranging from federal regulations and market trends to ESG methodologies and impact investing.

He has also led policy and communications for a number of U.S. Congressional campaigns.

He currently serves on the Executive Board of Venture for America and Sustaining Board of YOUTH INC, and resides in Manhattan. 

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The JHM Group

34 Desbrosses Street, Manhattan, New York, New York 10013, United States (202) 768-6058