Jim has lived in the Birmingham area his entire life, including Midfield, Hueytown and Indian Valley. He attended the University of Alabama and currently holds an Electrical Contractor and Master Electrician License. He has worked in the residential, industrial, and commercial electrical fields for several years and in the municipal water/waste water industry as an electrical engineer for 20 years. He is currently employed at EMC in Trussville. Jim enjoys hunting, fishing, spending time with his grandchildren Paul, Katherine and James, and eating bar-b-que. He lives in Alabaster with his wife, Rebecca, and his daughter, Michaela, lives close by in Montevallo. He attends the Alabaster campus of Church of the Highlands where he and Rebecca have served 4+ years on the Growth Track team.