Jim has more than 40 years of diversified tax experience in the franchising, manufacturing, retail, and pharmaceutical industries. Prior to launching his firm, he worked for Midas International as Director of Taxes— responsible for the company’s federal, multi-state, and local taxation activities. Now working in partnership with his daughter Jody, James is an integral part in the effort to implement new technologies and workflow practices within the firm.
Jim earned a BA from Loyola University and an MBA from DePaul University’s School of Business. He is the former president of the Chicago Tax Club, an adjunct professor at Oakton Community College, a frequent speaker at tax conferences, and author of several published articles on state tax issues. His professional memberships include:
- International Franchise Association Tax Network
- American Institute of CPAs
- Tax Executives Institute
- Chicago Tax Club
- Illinois CPA Society