Jim was born and raised in southern MN, and graduated from St Peter High School.
He married his wife Lisa in 1986, they began their married life on Hilton Head Island, SC.where Jim also started his carpentry journey, framing very large homes.
They have two adult children, Chris (Kim) and Ashney (Luke) and 3 grandchildren Lydia, Jaxon and Urijah.
Jim is a Master Carpenter, a licensed general contractor and owns Pro Home Builders Inc. with that, Jim is a professional estimator, and holds many other licenses associated with the building trades.
Jim has been an instructor at Discover Softwash, Sales Boot Camp, at Softwashapolooza and served on the Board of Directors in 2019-2021.
He has completed the Certified Applicator, Authorized Professional and The 5 Star Curriculum.
Jim attended the very first SWP event in 2012 and has attended them all to date except the 2013 event.
Spray Away SoftWash is now Jims passion and he looks forward to building that brand and growing into other market areas. With that passion he plans to purchase land to live, play and relax on.
Jim also loves to coach and mentor people from all over the US and even helps out a few guys from across the pond from time to time.