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Financial advisor James David Thilking works with clients at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney in Los Angeles and has proven himself a trusted professional among colleagues and clients alike. Moreover, James David Thilking compliments his many successes by giving back to others at the local and national levels. By contributing to groups like the American Heart Association and Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, James David Thilking translates his achievements into support for people in need. James David Thilking has lived and worked in Los Angeles for a number of years, and he is particularly passionate about donating to organizations in his area. By supporting Echoes of Hope, James David Thilking helps make a difference in the lives of foster children and at-risk youth. James David Thilking also contributes to the Los Angeles Conservancy and is considered a “Limestone” Cornerstone Donor by the organization. James David Thilking attended Claremont McKenna College in Claremont, California, for his Bachelor of Arts in Economics. Through contributions to the Res Publica Society, James David Thilking remains a strong supporter of his alma mater; he also gives to the Punahou School. In his leisure moments, James David Thilking enjoys cheering for Los Angeles sports teams; he also attends performances by the Los Angeles Philharmonic. 

Work experience

May 2008Present


Morgan Stanley, SmithBarney


Sep 1972Jun 1976

Bachelor of Arts

Claremont McKenna College