Jim has extensive experience in the public sector including public-private partnerships and water utilities. He has led or held senior positions at both public utilities and private sector utilities, including serving as Executive Director of the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority, President of Veolia Water’s West Region and Vice President of the California Water Service Group.
Prior to working for Cal Water, Jim was Director of Congressional Relations for the National Association of Water Companies. He began his career with a stint on Capitol Hill where he worked for a U.S. Senator in a variety of congressional roles.
Originally from California, Jim graduated from Cornell University in 1985 with a BA in Government, and in 2000 from Golden Gate University with an MS in Finance.