His business experience as a consultant and manager was acquired over a 30-year career working in the career development, banking, and retail industries. Jim has worked for major corporations which include: Lee Hecht Harrison, The Bank of New York, Bloomingdale’s, R.H. Macy (Bamberger’s) and Radio Shack.
Jim has a Master of Arts in Counseling from Montclair State University, and he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Social and Behavioral Sciences from The Johns Hopkins University. He is a member of the American Counseling Association and is a Diplomate with the American Psychotherapy Association.
While attending Johns Hopkins, Jim played lacrosse, a lifetime passion, and was a member of two United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association national lacrosse championship teams.
Past community volunteer service includes hospice caregiver support, facilitating hospice bereavement support groups and coaching lacrosse at the local level.
Jim is originally from Long Island, New York, and has lived in New Jersey since 1978. He and Cyndi, his wife and native of New Jersey and retired marketing professional, moved to Middletown in 1998.
His recent retirement from the for-profit business sector has provided him the opportunity to focus on contributing his energy, skills, talents, and experience to improving the quality-of-life and serving the interests of the people that share living in the same community.”