Jim is a partner, and Straightline’s Chief Creative Officer, responsible for all design and creative development. He has 30+ years experience developing brand and communications programs for Fortune 500 companies. Before Straightline, he headed Grapheme, which he merged into Straightline in 1994. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President at CGI, directing strategic communications projects for such clients as ADP, Sara Lee Corporation and Chase Manhattan.
As a designer, Jim has been recognized by the AIGA, AR 100, the Mead Annual Report Show, Business Magazine Awards (UK) and Financial World, among others. He holds a B.F.A. from the Rhode Island School of Design where he studied graphic design and architecture.