Board Member, Artissimo Holdings
Experience: Jim is an accomplished consumer products executive, and has proven to be a valuable addition to both the Artissimo and Huron teams. He has significant experience in roles ranging from VP Business Development, SVP Sales and Marketing, and for almost the last two decades as CEO.
Jim’s experience includes significant sales growth, branding initiatives, alliances and operational improvements. His most recent role was as CEO of Igloo Products, Inc. where he consolidated manufacturing from six plants to one, increased licensing revenue and further enhanced a very strong brand. In the process, he generated an outstanding return for Igloo’s private equity backers. Igloo was Jim’s third highly successful private equity transaction. Jim has also worked with other consumer products companies, including Fiskars, Enviroworks and the Lee Rowan Company.
Education: B.B.A. from Kent State University; M.B.A. from Rockhurst College.
Huron Board Affiliations: Jim served as a Director of Artissimo Holdings.