Originally from Dublin in the San Francisco Bay Area, Jim is a current a resident of Santa Maria, CA, having resided there for the past 17 years.

He enjoys reading and a host of physical activities, including sports and exercise. He had enjoyed playing soccer and baseball in his youth and still plays softball from time to time. Today, however, his favorite sport is golf. 

He is an active member and past president of the Rancho Maria Men’s Golf Club. 

Jim donates his time to local charities and has served as the master of ceremonies at many of their events and fundraisers. Organizations he has worked with include cancer charity Cruzin’ For Life, Make-a-Wish Foundation, Santa Maria Valley YMCA, and the Santa Maria-Bonita School District’s “Shoes for Students” golf tournament and fundraiser.