Jim grew up in Prairie Village, Kansas and graduated from Shawnee Mission East High School before attending the University of Kansas on a baseball scholarship where he majored in Business Administration. Jim started his professional career with the Chicago Cubs organization where he spent 5 years pitching for the Cubs in the minor leagues. After leaving baseball Jim went to work in the communications industry as a District manager in Kansas and Missouri. Jim is a licensed Life & Health agent in Kansas, Missouri, Texas, & Michigan
Jim is an avid golfer and fisherman. He is married to his wife Cathy (32 yrs) and has 3 Children - (Caitlin 28, Eric 25 & Libby 22).
Registered Representative of Park Avenue Securities LLC (PAS), (7 Hanover Square New York, NY 10004) Securities products & services offered through PAS, member FINRA, SIPC. Financial Representative, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America (Guardian), New York, NY. PAS is an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Guardian