University of Michigan, BA in Political Science
Boston University, Masters of Business Administration (MBA)
Business: Over 20 years of experience with a focus on sales, marketing, and business analysis at Clorox, The Holmes Group, and Nestle.
Peace Corps: Volunteered in the West African country of Mali supporting local farmers in their fight against deforestation and soil erosion.
Politics: Campaign organizer at the federal, state, and local levels
District 47: Elmhurst resident since 2006
- Democratic Precinct Committeeman
- PTA Secretary at Churchville Middle School
- Board Member of Elmhurst Youth Baseball
- Member of St. Peter’s United Church of Christ
Jim and his wife, Mary, were married in 1999 and they have two boys, Jacob and Dylan, who attend District 205 schools. Jim’s mother Dorothy, lives in Schaumburg and his sister, Laura, lives in Scottsdale, AZ.