As one of Patina’s first employees, Jim has helped build and shape the business. During the startup phase, he played a crucial role in creating sales strategy and development, marketing messages and in positioning the business to clients. Jim was also instrumental in hiring and training new employees on the business development team. He now leads a team of Patina Managing Directors and works directly with clients to meet their needs. He is experienced and passionate about client care and connecting people to find success together. Curious by nature with his journalism background, Jim has a natural ability to drive down to the root of issues facing our clients. Jim has a passion for helping clients solve problems and finding the right resources to provide value to their businesses.
Before joining Patina, he held several Vice President roles in sales and business development. In Jim’s former positions, he was responsible for sales, marketing, P&L and strategic partnerships.
Jim has a B.A. in both Marketing and Journalism from St. Thomas University in St. Paul, Minnesota. He is a founding member of the Catholic Professionals Forum of Metropolitan Milwaukee; a member of the Milwaukee Rotary Club; and serves on the foundation board of Curative Care, a community resource that provides high quality services and promotes independence for people of all ages with disabilities or other limiting conditions.