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James Elbaor
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James C. Elbaor leads Direct Banking Products for Northeast Bancorp (NASDAQ: NBN) in Boston and serves on the bank's Asset-Liability Committee (ALCO).

Prior to joining Northeast Bancorp, James was an early employee of DoSomething.org, advancing DoSomething.org as a leading organization in media, mobile technology, and philanthropy. He currently serves on the DoSomething.org Finance Committee.

He also established KR Student Loans, a non-profit connecting students to student loans and in 2010, was honored as an Echoing Green Fellowship Semi-Finalist for his work reforming student lending practices.

James graduated with a B.A. from New York University's College of Arts and Science, where he majored in Philosophy and minored in Chemistry.

Blog Entries by James Elbaor

Baseball and Business

Posted June 21, 2010 | 16:12:45 (EST)

On Wednesday afternoons, my interns and I have our weekly book club meeting. I decided that my interns and I would read Michael Lewis' book, Moneyball, to use as a tool in understanding how we should develop our nonprofit microfinance organization. I chose this book because it explains how analysis...

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Splurging Is Good for Business, and Life

Posted June 7, 2010 | 15:15:04 (EST)

Nancy Lublin's latest Fast Company article, Why Splurging Is Good for Business, brings to light a reminder to all: Life is short. Yes, saving money is an extremely important policy, but what are we really saving it for? The future, the rest of our lives? Our lives...

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A Call to Reform Student Loans

Posted June 1, 2010 | 18:40:17 (EST)

I felt like the worst boss ever for having our intern orientation on the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend. But, I changed my mind when I opened my copy of The New York Times early that morning and there, on the front page of the business section, was Rob Lieber's...

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Catalyzing the Future at the Skoll World Forum

Posted April 21, 2010 | 15:41:12 (EST)

As we entered the Sheldonian Theatre here at Oxford University on the evening of 4/14, the room was abuzz as the 2010 Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship was about to kick off - the theme this year is Catalyzing Collaboration. We had no idea that Eyjafjallajokull (i.e....

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