Jim is a Non-Executive Director at Ascensos.
A graduate of Baldwin Wallace College, Ohio, Jim earned his Undergraduate and MBA degrees in business. He then joined the General Electric Company as a management trainee and enjoyed a distinguished career holding various senior leadership and executive level positions.
In 1985 Jim was appointed General Manager of General Electric's National Consumer Service Business, a position he held until leaving GE in 1989 after 28 years of service to become an entrepreneur.
Since leaving GE Jim became a partner and board member in a number of successful businesses across the United States including Montgomery Ward, APAC, Acme Graphics, DFB Pharmaceuticals and Lil Drug Store Products where he served as Chief Executive.
He has also served on the boards of a number of renowned education establishments including Mount Mercy University and the Advisory Board for the MBA program at the University of Iowa.
Jim has considerable experience in the contact centre industry and was previously a shareholder and Non-Executive Director of beCogent Limited.