Jim’s educational background includes a Masters in educational leadership and a Doctorate in educational leadership with a dissertation focused on testing and accountability. Jim came to Montessori Academy in 2001 with an extensive background in business. That experience provided a background in sales, purchasing, accounting, operations, and sales management in five different states. He served as CFO at Montessori Academy prior to assuming the responsibilities as the educational leader in 2013.
Montessori Academy in Brentwood, TN is dually accreditation through The American Montessori Society, and AdvancEd, and is one of the larger fully accredited Montessori schools in the country, with students aged infant through 8th grade.
Jim has been married to Brenda for over 35 years, has two grown children, and six grandchildren. He loves sailing, boating, gardening, and enjoys playing basketball.