Jim has been involved in various aspects of the energy industry for over 35 years. He started his career in accounting and corporate planning with Peoples Energy and MidCon Corp. From there, Jim moved into unregulated marketing with MidCon Marketing and has held management and gas origination positions with Aquila, Peoples Energy, Integrys and NextEra. Over this period, Jim has compiled an outstanding track record of innovative customer solutions. With United Energy Trading, Jim is focused on originating new opportunities with utilities, power plants, producers, industrials and municipalities. Jim has a BBA in Finance from St. Norbert College, an MBA in Corporate Finance from DePaul University and holds an Illinois CPA certificate.