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Jim started his career in the early 70s as the store manager for the highest volume pharmacy in Manhattan (Rite Aid Pharmacy). He then managed the service department, the underwriting department, the group claims department and became the Regional Group Manager for Phoenix Mutual Life Insurance Company in the 70s and 80s (the fastest growing insurance departments in the US at that time). He founded the first third part administration firm for small companies under 50 employees and founded the first group general agency for the Travelers (now United Healthcare) in the early 90s and became the number one national producer. This same agency merged with over 30 other large agencies in the US to become the number one producer of group insurance in the US and saving insureds premium. Jim moved from New York to Florida in 1999 and has been on the board since 1999. He was the board president from 2005 to 2007. His joy is the children’s programs for the students. Currently semi-retired and he is married to Joan Bonnette, who supports many local and federal agencies for start up firms in Jacksonville.