Jim has been a licensed funeral director since 1997. He is an active member of the Tri-County Funeral Directors Association, New York State Funeral Directors Association, and National Funeral Directors Association. He is also a Certified Cremation Operator.
Jim was born and raised locally. He graduated from New Hartford High School and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from the American International College. Following this, he graduated from The Simmons Institute of Mortuary Science in Syracuse.
A member of St. John the Evangelist Church in New Hartford, Jim participates in the Ride for Missing Children and contributes to other local charities and organizations.
He lives in New Hartford with his wife Jennifer, and their children Ella, Daniel, and Claire. He loves to spend time with family and friends and enjoys biking, skiing, boating, and hiking.