Phone: 419-885-8338 ext. 224
Jim is a founding member of the firm.
He graduated from Bowling Green State University in 1975 and began his career with the international firm of Deloitte before starting his own firm. Later, he and Dave O’Brien founded Weber · O'Brien Ltd., a certified public accounting firm providing strategic assurance, tax and consulting services.
Jim’s area of focus is with strategic business consulting, mergers and acquisition and strategic direction and planning for manufacturing, construction and services industries.
Jim is a CPA and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA).
He was selected as the Bowling Green State University’s Distinguished Accounting Alumni in 2002. Jim has been a past nominee for the Entrepreneur of the Year Award and the firm, Weber O’Brien Ltd., won the prestigious Torch Award in 2003. Jim currently serves on the board of the Toledo Area Chamber of Commerce and as a board member for the Toledo Hospital. Jim is President of the Lake Somerset Property Owners Association (LSPOA). He was also a former Director of the Franciscan Center at Lourdes College and Sky Bank. Jim is a former board member of the ProMedica Finance Committee and Paramount Insurance Company. Jim speaks nationally for the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), National Association of Electrical Contractors (NECA), Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association (CEDIA) and the Finishing Contractors Association (FCA). He is also a frequent speaker for the University of Toledo and Bowling Green State University, as well as other organizations in Northwest Ohio.