As the Community Foundation’s Director of Donor Services, Jim meets and interacts with both potential and current fund holders at the Community Foundation. Jim’s role is to help businesses and individuals with philanthropic interests establish ways to grow their means of giving back.
Jim is the Director of Donor Services who brings more than four decades worth of executive-level experience to the Community Foundation for Ocala/Marion County.
Prior to joining the Foundation, Jim was the President and CEO of HEICO WIRE GROUP, a role he held for 17 years until retiring in 2018.
Upon retirement, Jim returned to Ocala, having previously held a 15-year career here at Closet Maid as plant manager, then Director of Operations, and later General Manager of West Coast/Mexico Operations.
Jim is an alumnus of Minnesota State University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and is a member of The American Wire Producers Association and The Wire Association International, Inc.