Jim is a veteran of the United States Army and has a degree in Automotive Technology and Theory from Lincoln Technical Institute. After experiencing complications in his right lower extremity secondary to a traumatic train accident, Jim underwent a below-knee amputation. During one of his visits to the prosthetic's office, Jim was offered employment and the opportunity to learn the art and skill of prosthetic and orthotic fabrication. Jim joined ETPOC is the fall of 2005 and assumed the responsibilities of Technical Director. As an amputee, Jim understands the challenges that patients face on an everyday basis and wants to help make their lives better.