Jim has been in the insurance industry for 34 years. Thirty of those years are in voluntary insurance benefits. Jim obtained his Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) designation from Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in the fall of 1998.
Jim is considered a subject matter expert on voluntary benefits. Jim has personally enrolled over 10,000 employees at the worksite and implemented voluntary benefit plans in over 1000 employer accounts. Jim helped initiate the first voluntary benefit programs in Malaysia and also contributed to the first totally on-line sale of life insurance. He continues to work with Human Capital Management systems, enrollment platforms and other methods of inter and intranet benefit enrollment systems.
Jim has served as an Executive Board Member of the Workplace Benefits Association since 1998, was its President in 1999; and elected into the Worksite Hall of Fame in 2009. He is the Past President of the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists. He has served on the “Benefit Pro” magazine editorial advisory board since 2006. Jim has spoken and written as an expert about Voluntary Employee Benefits at the Worksite, Sales, and e-Distribution of employee insurance benefits. Jim is married and has 4 incredibly intelligent and good-looking children. Outside of work, he is an accomplished cook. When he isn’t working or cooking, Jim spends his spare time playing and watching basketball.