Jim was honored to join Red Cross in Fall 2010, serving as Chief Executive. Jim oversees a team of staff and volunteers that delivers the mission of American Red Cross along the Central Coast of California.
Jim’s career began at The Walt Disney Company, serving in a variety of management roles. Most recently, Jim held executive roles in Corporate Strategy and Corporate Development at WellPoint. As a management consultant, Jim also has experience in a number of start-up companies.
Jim was fortunate to receive his undergraduate degree in Economics from Wheaton College and a Masters in Business Administration from University of Southern California, where he continues to be active as a mentor to business school students.
Jim, his wife Wendy, and sons Liam and Noah live in Ventura. Jim and Wendy are active in their sons school and youth sports programs. Within the community, Jim serves on two non-profit boards and is a new Rotarian.