Jim’s interest in great work, brand building and demand creation began in the 1990s at Ammirati & Puris in Canada and grew during his time at Ammirati Pursi Lintas Chicago, FCB Worldwide, JWT Chicago, Leo Burnett and Y&R Chicago. In 2010, Jim brought his passion for client success and never-been-done-before ideas to McKinney. Now, as group account director and director of retail and shopper marketing, Jim works to strengthen and formalize the agency’s capabilities in those areas. Jim holds a management institute certificate from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and earned an honors B.A. from The University of Western Ontario.