James is Rehmann's chief information officer (CIO) and director of consulting. In his capacity as CIO, James sets the vision and direction for Rehmann, positioning the Firm for the future. He identifies technology trends to create a comprehensive roadmap for Rehmann's continued strategic advancement. As director of consulting, James manages a diverse team, working with them to establish a vision, identify and implement objectives and drive solutions.
James' extensive skillset includes information technology strategy, transition to the cloud and cybersecurity. He is a seasoned public speaker, especially on the topic of technology. James spearheads client engagement activities and assists organizations with software selection. Additionally, he supports outsourcing efforts that bring first-rate accounting, human resources and technology services to clients.
James has been with Rehmann since 1999 and has nearly three decades of experience developing innovative solutions for an array of industries, including high technology, financial institutions, service providers and traditional manufacturing. His experience spans a variety of services, from strategic plan development to implementation of practical office and plant-floor solutions. His clients range from Fortune 50 to entrepreneurial start-ups. By combining his strong communication skills with a broad business background, James consistently delivers effective strategies for success in an ever-changing and competitive market.
Jim also graduated from the Oracle Application Sales Consultant Workshop and Oracle Manufacturing Applications Program in San Francisco, California. He received course development in both the EDS Manufacturing Professional Development Program and EDS Systems Engineering Programs.