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Jim is known as an accounting and finance executive with over 30 years of experience leading the Accounting and Finance departments of mid-sized companies in the manufacturing, food processing, distribution, and information services industries. While in these positions, Jim significantly increased the efficiency and effectiveness of the company’s Accounting, Information Technology, and Human Resource’s processes and its staff. Over Jim’s career, he has held a number of significant roles, including:

  • President, CFO & Board Director at Henningsen Foods, Inc. in the greater Omaha area (2009 to 2020)
  • Corporate Controller at Airtex Manufacturing (2006 to 2009)
  • Corporate Controller at Central Plains Steel Co. (1996 to 2006)

Prior to this time, Jim worked as an Accounting Supervisor at Metromail (1992 to 1996), a Senior Accountant at Applied Power Associates (1989 to 1992), and as a Staff Auditor with PWC in Kansas City (1987 to 1989).

Jim holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, and an MBA from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.