Jim has enjoyed a nearly 30-year career in a variety of community development and commercial real estate ventures. He was affiliated with Fargo based GOLDMARK Commercial, the largest commercial brokerage firm in the region, for 23 years concluding his tenure there having served as President and Managing Broker. In late 2019 he started JBC Commercial Real Estate. In his free time Jim and his wife enjoy spending time with friends and family at their lake home, traveling and NDSU athletics. He is also involved in a variety of business ventures and community involvement.