Jim was raised Roman Catholic, joined St. Mary's in 2013, and was received in 2014.
Jim grew up in Maplewood, NJ, but moved to the Sparta area in 1989. He lives in Sparta with his wife, Diane and their two adult children, Jamie and Justin. Jim leads a team at a large business services outsourcing company that administers the retirement savings plans for a major automobile manufacturer.
Jim chairs the Outreach Committee. He also serves on the St. Mary's Foundation, ushering, and readings.