Board Member, Drake Automotive Group
Specialty Industrials (Auto Aftermarket)
Jim has 39 years of experience at Detroit Diesel Corporation in operations, manufacturing, remanufacturing and aftermarket support and development, and he provides valuable insight for Huron in the vehicle aftermarket and manufacturing sectors.
Jim served as the Vice President of Manufacturing Operations, President and CEO of Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing Corporation, and President of Detroit Diesel Corporation. Following his retirement in mid 2006, Jim established Trisar LLC to provide consulting and resources to the automotive and heavy duty truck industries in the areas of manufacturing, remanufacturing, aftermarket, distribution, and process and component recovery. In 2009, Jim was involved with a new business startup, Electronics Remanufacturing Company (ERC) to remanufacture electronic products for commercial aftermarket products; he currently serves as CEO of this company.
B.A. degree from Michigan State University; M.B.A. from Wayne State University.
Jim currently serves as a Director of ADD & DV8, and previously served as a Director of Maple Leaf Automotive. He also serves on several independent boards.