Jim brings over 30 years of finance and operational expertise in business, including 20+ years in the biotechnology sector. Before joining Akadeum, Jim served as the CFO of PinPoint Testing, Swift Biosciences, and Cayman Chemical. While in the CFO role, Jim has successfully completed three divestitures to companies such as Danaher and Bruker and has raised over $100m in Equity and Debt financing. Prior to becoming a CFO, Jim held roles of progressing responsibility such as Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis, Chief Accounting Officer, and Plant Controller and during his career has been involved in acquiring over 50 companies and divesting 4 companies. Jim has a B.A. in Accounting from Michigan State University and holds the titles of Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA).