Jim is SBF's Veteran Services Coordinator. He grew up in Ohio, but moved to Phoenix and graduated high school in the Glendale area. Jim joined the Army, serving 4 years while stationed in Kansas, Korea, and a deployment to Panama during Operation Just Cause. Following the Army, Jim joined the Glendale Police Department. One of his favorite assignments was as a Police K9 Handler and later K9 trainer for the Police Department.