Jim’s experience includes more than twenty years in business and the military starting and growing high performing organizations. His broad-based knowledge of business functions includes leadership, finance, sales and operations.
Most of Jim’s business experience involves the Micro Market sector. He participated in the management led buy-out of a $30 million dollar manufacturing company which then acquired and integrated two additional companies. Eventually, he was involved in the divestiture of this company to a major strategic acquirer. For the last 16+ years he has owned a successful national executive search firm.
Concurrently he managed a successful military career in the Army National Guard achieving the rank of Colonel. He most recently concluded a successful Brigade Command leading 1800 people geographically dispersed across the state of New York. Jim is a veteran of the Iraq War where he was involved in managing over 26,000 detainees. He was also involved in leading the response to several New York state emergencies including “9-11 Ground Zero”, Hurricane Irene, and Super Storm Sandy.
Jim’s education includes an MBA from the Sage Graduate School and a Masters Degree in Strategic Studies from the US Army War College. Jim has taught leadership at West Point and entrepreneurship at Siena College.
Jim has been involved with several not for profits. He was the Chairman of the Board of the Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Saratoga Economic Development board and a member of the Saratoga National Bank Community Advisory Board, among others.
Jim lives in Ballston Lake, New York and Naples, Florida with his wife and son.