Jim has been involved in computer programming, web design, sales and marketing for over 30 years. His first real computer was a CP/M machine before the arrival of business and graphic computers. As software and hardware evolved, Jim took the opportunity to ride the full wave of technology in support of personal businesses, his hobbies and responsibilities during his 37 year career with Caterpillar Inc.
Highlights of Jim’s business, systems and marketing experience include:
Web Design, Programming, Graphic Arts and Logo development, Photography, Multi-channel Marketing, Sales Systems Development, Sales Effectiveness Methodology, Training and Personal Development, Business Transformation, Financial Marketing and Process Optimization.
Positions Jim held at Caterpillar included eChannel Manager, CRM Process Owner, Order Fulfillment Process Owner, Caterpillar University Marketing Competency Development Manager, North America Business and Sales Operations Manager and Technical Information Strategy and Support Services Manager.
Jim has traveled extensively visiting over 23 countries across the globe in just the last few years, Other interests include boating, photography, exercise, and trying to keep up with his very active wife Bonnie and their 5 sons. He rotates his residence between an ocean home in Florida, a lake house in Illinois and his eldest son’s horse ranch n the Front Range of the Colorado Rocky Mountains.
Continuous learning and innovation continue to be Jim’s life long commitment