Jim received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois in Human Resource Development and has over 30 years of management experience in 5 different industries. He has consulted for Raytheon, Century 21 and Motorola. He retired in 2005 as the Sr. VP, Human Resources for Trident Health System (an HCA facility). His specialty is talent-based organizational development.
Jim has management experience in five different industries. Most of his management experience has been in healthcare human resources, higher education and retail management. He owned two convenience stores in Minnesota in the lake country outside of Fergus Falls, MN.
He was selected into Unity High School Hall of Fame in 2008, has served on numerous boards and committees and selected three times as the employer of the year during his development and implementation of two healthcare schools in South Carolina. Through his service on the Workforce Development Board in Charleston, SC the Certified Nursing School provided over 5000 jobs to under or unemployed individuals throughout the Lowcountry.
Jim enjoys golf, mountain biking, writing in his blog and fly fishing. He has three grandchildren and enjoys spending time learning all of the new and wonderful things impacting their lives.