Jim and his wife Sue live in Cato, Wisconsin where they will soon be "empty nesters". Together, they have three children: Laura, Michael, and Alyssa. Alyssa will be a student at UW-Madison, Laura graduated from Madison with a Masters and works at WSI, and Michael graduated from Whitewater with an MBA and works at the Manitowoc Company as an accountant. Jim has worked at Leede Research for the past 28 years where he is a Vice President, and in his free time he enjoys playing golf and bonding with his family. Jim has a strong faith in God and is proud of his involvement with JAMM.