Jim has been a Lynnwood business owner for over thirty years and currently facilitates residential loans on properties from $150K to three million dollars.
Jim was the senior member of the Lynnwood City Council, having served 24 years. He has been involved in multiple civic groups throughout the years, including being the founder and former president of the Lynnwood Chamber of Commerce. He served on the Board of Directors of the Washington Pilot’s Association, was State President for two years; he is a single and multi-engine Commercial Pilot, instrument rated, as well as an FAA certified Flight Instructor.
Jim was State President for the Jaycees and has served many years in Rotary including being an instrumental founding member of Alderwood Rotary. For 14 years Jim served on the Snohomish County Board of Health and was elected Chairman of the Board in 2005.
Born is Seattle, he graduated from Edmonds High School. He went on to earn two Bachelor Degrees from Central Washington University in Business Administration and Law and Justice.
As a child Jim lived in Hawaii, Japan and the Philippines, settling back in the Pacific Northwest when his father retired in 1968. Jim is married to Sherry, has four daughters (Becky, Jamie, Jennifer and Ashley) and in May 2016 welcomed a Granddaughter!