Jim is a lifelong Georgia resident, growing up in Peachtree City. He graduated from the University of Georgia with a Marketing degree and started his career in Technical Recruiting. He has focused in all areas of IT, working as an agency recruiter and corporate recruiter. He and his wife fulfilled a longtime goal in 2021 by turning their Georgia licenses to become full-time Tennessee residents in Chattanooga. They both love hunting and fishing, the outdoors, football, and exploring Tennessee with their King Charles "Monte".