Native to Minnesota and Brainerd area resident for over 30 years, Jim is well-known as a financial advisor in the community and an active participant in the local business community.
Jim developed his trusted reputation for honesty and quality customer service first as a local business owner. He owned and operated J&L Office Equipment for over a decade, serving as the local Authorized Xerox Sales Agent for the Brainerd area.
In 2001, Jim transitioned into his financial advisor career and worked as an Edward Jones Investment Advisor for the next 11 years. Brian welcomed him into the Central Choice Financial team in 2012. He brings a wealth of experience to the team as an Accredited Asset Management Specialist and carrying securities licenses in Series 7, Series 63, and Series 66. Like Brian, Jim is also licensed in Life and Health Insurance.
Jim has been married to his wife Linda since 1983. They have three children, Heidi, Josh, and Matthew. He has been active in the local Chamber of Commerce for many years and is a member of BNI (Business Networking International). Fishing is his favorite leisure activity, and he loves to pass this passion on to the younger generation. He also enjoys traveling and reading.