Before joining Epoch 5, Jim held communications leadership roles for industry-leading public and private equity-owned companies, including Honeywell, First Data Corporation (now part of Fiserv) and, most recently, The Nature’s Bounty Co.
The transformative communications programs under Jim’s leadership have informed and engaged audiences, earning him the Gold Quill Award of Merit from the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC). In community and government relations, Jim established strategic relationships in New York State and Washington, D.C. Those relationships led to impactful results, including millions of dollars in tax incentives and U.S. precedent-setting state legislation.
A passion for journalism led to Jim’s career in communications. He has been a television news reporter, including with News 12 Networks in the New York metropolitan area and BusinessNow on several top-market ABC stations, including WABC-TV in New York.
Jim is a lifelong Long Islander, involved in the business and civic community, and serves on the Legislative Committee for the Sachem Central School District’s Board of Education.