Mr. Colassano is a Senior Vice President in the Product Development and Strategy group at The Clearing House.  He has over 25 years of experience in the payments and cash management business, and joined TCH in 2016 to assist with the build out and launch their new real-time payments system, RTP®.  He works closely with TCH owner banks on opportunities and applications to address business related payment problems, and identify strategic priorities for this new payments infrastructure.  Before joining TCH, Jim spent 10 years with HSBC and 15 with Chase.  He holds Masters Degrees in Banking and Finance from Pace University.