Jim received his North Carolina broker’s license in 2006 and his Colorado broker’s license in 2010.
Growing up in the oil fields of North West Pennsylvania, Jim was awarded an Air Force ROTC scholarship to Allegheny College and graduated with a BA in Economics.
In his career he obtained an MBA from Chaminade University of Hawaii while working in Hawaii as a liaison with the Wellcome Foundation in London, England.
Jim spent 30 years in the pharmaceutical industry beginning as a sales representative, working his way up through a District Managers position as well as a Regional Managers position and eventually became Executive Vice President of a start up pharmaceutical company.
Throughout his business career Jim has been involved in training employees and helping them obtain their career goals. This has instilled in him a desire to help people by teaching. He attended North Carolina State University where he obtained an M class teaching license for the State of North Carolina and worked for several years as a full time substitute teacher in the Wake County School System.
Jim has worked in Real Estate since 2006 listing properties and working with buyers and in property management. He is very active in his neighborhood HOA serving many different positions.
He is a father and stepfather to six children and grandfather to five.
Teaching and helping adults has been a gratifying focus for many years and Jim’s desire and interest to continue on this path of teaching Real Estate has resulted today in many successful Real Estate brokers.