Jim leads monthly meetings for each of the 4 Vistage Groups. Business owners benefit from the peer-to-peer advisory experience and rely on each other for professional expertise. In the meetings, Vistage members challenge their peers to fulfill their goals by “questioning their answers.”
As chairman of Vistage Brandywine Valley, Jim coaches 60 different business executives in four different Vistage groups. He helps them grow habits that:
Before Vistage, Jim held many high-level leadership positions in companies from a wide range of industries in:
After graduating from the Naval Academy Jim served in the US Navy with 4 deployments across the Pacific Ocean. He started his civilian career while working on his MBA in southern California as territory salesperson for a computer firm. He later was Executive Director for the Baltimore County, Maryland Economic Development Commission.
He later was Executive Director for the Baltimore County, Maryland Economic Development Commission. Subsequently, he was a Senior VP for a major commercial Bank and later a co-owner of a design-build construction company in Baltimore.
In the 14 years before Jim was recruited by Vistage, he served as CEO in the banking industry and founded his own sales & marketing company, which helped his clients improve their earnings by multi-million dollar figures.
“With deep expertise in key business disciplines including sales, finance, management, and operations, he serves as a CEO's best friend, toughest critic, and most adamant advocate. I've personally seen Jim tackle some of the thorniest issues and successfully bring a small business back from the brink of disaster. I've also seen him take on complex challenges that very few CEOs would dare tackle, and put a medium size business back on track for even bigger growth. I recommend Jim and his work wholeheartedly. You'd be foolish not to avail your company of Jim's expert guidance.”