James A. Mitarotonda is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Barington Capital Group, L.P., a value-oriented activist investment firm that he founded in January 2000. Mr. Mitarotonda is an experienced public company director. He currently serves as a director of The Eastern Company and Rambus Inc. He has also served as a director of A. Schulman, Inc., Avon Products, Inc., OMNOVA Solutions, Inc., The Pep Boys - Manny, Moe & Jack, The Jones Group, Griffon Corporation, Gerber Scientific, Inc., Register.com, Inc., Sielox, Inc. and Ameron International Corporation, among other companies.
Mr. Mitarotonda began his career in operating positions at Bloomingdales and Citibank and subsequently was co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Commonwealth Associates (now Comvest). He received a B.A. in economics from Queens College, where he currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees, and an M.B.A. from New York University’s Stern School of Business.
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