Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Jim serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the Clayco Enterprise. In this role, Jim oversees all financial planning, accounting, and information technology activities for the Clayco Enterprise. He works closely with Justin Lienemann, who serves as CFO for Clayco’s individual businesses. Jim’s financial and operational expertise, as well as proven experience with some of St. Louis’s most respected organizations, aids our leadership team in insuring Clayco takes full benefit of the challenges and opportunities associated with the significant growth the company has experienced.
Before joining Clayco, Havel served as EVP, Chief Financial Officer of Express Scripts and Major Brands Holdings. He also spent more than 34 years with Ernst & Young LLP, where he began his career in 1976. During his time with Ernst & Young LLP, Havel served as an audit partner and in a number of firm leadership roles, including as managing partner of the St. Louis office. Jim is a member of the board of directors of publicly traded Enterprise Financial Services Corp. and privately held CareStream Dental. Jim is a Certified Public Accountant.