Jim was born and raised in New Jersey and currently resides in Jersey City. He is a graduate of Rutgers University in New Brunswick NJ, majoring in Accounting. He worked for as an auditor for Arthur Andersen and KPMG before moving to the media company PR Newswire. His most recent position prior to joining Genesys Works was as the Director of Finance for Tribeca Film Institute, the non-profit organization related to the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City founded by Robert De Niro, with the goal of providing opportunities for emerging filmmakers serving underrepresented communities. Jim is a big fan of music and sports and an even bigger fan of his two dogs.