Jim’s business career spans over 37 years in various management positions including Vice President/General Manager, Division Manager, Marketing Director, and Materials Manager. Jim earned a BS from Heidelberg University and an MBA from the University of Toledo. He serves as adjunct faculty at The College of St. Scholastica, teaching courses in strategic leadership for change, Internet marketing, and marketing strategy. Jim is certified CPIM through APICS. He is the marketing coach for the Manufacturers Alliance and authors their signature blog entitled "If You Want a New Idea Read an Old Book."