Jim attended San Diego State University and received a Bachelor of Science in Economics and All American Honorable Mention for Golf. Jim went on to take the role of In-House Sales manager with Cobra Golf for ten years helping golf pros across the country with products and custom fitting.
Jim ventured into real estate in Park City, Utah by becoming a broker for 14 years focusing on luxury golf communities including Glenwild, Promontory, and Park Meadows. In 2004, Jim joined Talking Rock Ranch golf and residential community in Prescott as part of the sales team. Jim became Sales Manager in 2008 and continued to hold a sales position in addition to overseeing the sales team and sales office. In 2014, he took the position of Designated Broker, maintaining his selling agent position, brokerage/office manager, and managed the sales team, and office staff. Jim worked closely with the owner/developer for new product releases, managed properties/listings and sales for builder product and grew outside Real Estate community relations, from 15% outside broker participation to over 30%.