Jim has been with the University of Michigan for more than 16 years. He received his B.B.A in Management and Finance from The University of Michigan – Dearborn and joined the Financial Operations Payroll office in 2000. As a Pay Analyst Senior, he provided payroll and finance support to all departments across campus. In 2010 he joined the Department of Surgery as a Contract & Grant Specialist, providing post-award support for clinical trials as well as basic science projects. His past experience has prepared him for his Finance Lead role in the Acute, Critical Care, Surgery & Transplant CTSU where he provides pre and post-award support.