Jim has 32 years of experience in marketing strategy and brand building including 15 years with the Walt Disney Company. He earned an MBA degree from Tulane University with a concentration in Strategic Management. He is currently a student at Asbury Theological Seminary pursuing a Masters of Divinity (MDiv) degree. He has led the Epworth Project and Northshore Disaster Recovery, Inc. (NDRI) for six years. He lives in Slidell with his wife and four children.