Jim is president of The Rechel Group, Inc., a risk-consulting firm headquartered in Cincinnati, OH. He is on the board of The Institute for Criminal Justice Education in Montgomery, Alabama, a member of numerous national organizations, and is a Certified Financial Security Officer (CFSO). He is a past local board member of the International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators Association and the American Society of Industrial Security.
Prior to working for The Rechel Group, Inc, Jim was vice president for Fifth Third Bank headquartered in Cincinnati, where he held positions in various departments, including retail and lending as well as security director.
Jim received a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Cincinnati in 1982. He graduated from the FBI Academy in 1985 and was a special agent with the FBI in Selma, Alabama, for three years. Over the last 15 years, he has conducted workshops and seminars for more than 1,000 professional organizations, and over 85,000 individuals.