Jim has been involved in entrepreneurial ventures for nearly 30 years. From the early days of his career with Beadles & Wright Food Brokers, through his most recent acquisition and divesting of Layflat Products, LLC, Jim has developed an operational model for building successful companies. He has knowledge and experience in not only the purchase and sale of businesses, but most importantly in the successful operations of a variety of companies. Jim’s areas of expertise include sales, marketing, customer service, financial management, and operations. Jim has a B.S. in Finance and a M.A. in Counseling from Louisiana Tech University. He is also an adjunct professor in entrepreneurship at Louisiana State University of Shreveport for the MBA program.