Jim is Chief Executive Officer of Madison Environmental Resourcing Inc, (MERI), an infectious and hazardous waste disposal company located in Madison, WI. Jim has led the MERI company since 2008. He helps customers resolve medical waste issues as he shares his knowledge of how to handle, transport and dispose of a wide range of biohazard and hazardous materials. He is a member of the Wisconsin Healthcare Engineering Association and serves on the Healthcare Waste Committee for the National Waste & Recycling Association. Jim not only has experience in the medical waste field, but in several industries including pulp and paper, paper converting and power plants. His engineering and operations background allows him to find creative solutions to solve problems. He has been successful at improving the performance of business units and starting up new plants. He has three degrees – Executive Master of Business Administration, Bachelor of Science- Industrial Technology and an Associates Degree in Applied Science – Electro Specialist. Jim is married, has four children, and enjoys boating, biking, woodworking and fixing things.