Jim Ciortan

Chief Sales Officer at Venminder

Jim Ciortan is Chief Sales Officer and EVP at Venminder. Jim is a high-performing sales executive with over 15 years of sales leadership experience with Fortune 200 companies across multiple industries. He is passionate about sales and solving complex problems that deliver value for his clients.

Previously, Jim was responsible for Global Sales and Business Development with PayPal, Inc. Jim joined PayPal in 2015 and under his leadership PayPal’s share price grew over 3x. Jim was PayPal’s top Sales Leader in revenue attainment across PayPal’s worldwide business for four straight years, and most recently Jim’s global sales team exceeded its sales quota by over 400%. Jim is a 3-time recipient of PayPal’s prestigious Top Talent Equity Award and PayPal’s President Club Award.

Before joining PayPal, Jim served as the North America Business Development Leader with Citi Retail Services where he and his team expanded the portfolio by over $25 billion in receivables with multiple new logo wins. Prior to joining Citi, Jim was a VP at GE Capital where he held various sales leadership roles of increasing responsibility across the commercial and consumer finance organizations.

Jim earned a Bachelor’s degree from Denison University and his MBA in Finance & Strategy from DePaul University’s Kellstadt School of Business. In his commitment to serve the community, Jim is an avid contributor to various animal rescue causes. In his downtime, Jim is an avid sports fan and enjoys traveling with his family. He resides in Chicago with his wife, 2 children & 3 pets.


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  • Chief Sales Officer

    Current role

  • VP of Sales