Jim is a founding member of Weber O'Brien. He graduated from Bowling Green State University in 1975 and began his career with the international firm of Deloitte before starting his own firm. Later, he and Dave O’Brien founded Weber O'Brien, a certified public accounting firm providing strategic assurance, tax and consulting services.
Jim’s area of focus is with strategic business consulting, mergers and acquisition and strategic direction and planning for manufacturing, construction and services industries.
Jim is a CPA and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA).
He was selected as the Bowling Green State University’s Distinguished Accounting Alumni in 2002. Jim has been a past nominee for the Entrepreneur of the Year Award and the firm, Weber O’Brien, won the prestigious Torch Award in 2003.
Jim speaks nationally for the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and for the National Association of Electrical Contractors (NECA). He is also a frequent speaker for the University of Toledo and Bowling Green State University, as well as other organizations in Northwest Ohio.