◾President/CEO, PTG Consulting Group
◾Executive Director & Co-Founder, Concerned Citizens Network of Alexandria (CCNA)
◾Co-Founder, Page1 Foundation College Preparation and Mentoring Academy
◾Co-founder and Executive Director of the Pioneer Student Leadership Academy
◾Board Advisor, Computer Core
◾Charter Member, Alexandria Commonwealth Attorney Community Advisory Board
In his role as Executive Director, CCNA, Jim leads the nonprofit organization’s efforts to address the issue of equity in education, health, and social justice, especially with effects on the underserved population. That work now includes the focus on fighting COVID-19.
Jim’s work with the federal government includes serving as the Project Manager and National Coordinator for the “post 9-11” TSA Airport Federalization Project Advanced Team, which developed new airport security screening procedures and implemented them nationwide. He currently works closely Priority Soldiers Inc, The Bowman Group and KP21 Productions to support homeless veterans.
With broad experience in the international arena, he has worked extensively as a project manager on behalf of the World Bank’s Post Conflict Unit and the governments of Switzerland and Norway for the repatriation of Northern Ugandan Refugees and Child Soldiers. He also served as the Bank’s representative to the United Nations Coordinating Action on Small Arms (CASA) Mechanism, routinely coordinating international conferences and seminars in Africa and Europe As security advisor for The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), he authored HIV/AIDS Strategy for African Military Leaders.
In the private sector, he is a frequently requested guest speaker and regularly conducts strategic communications seminars and leadership training sessions for numerous clients throughout the country. A committed mentor for youth, he served as the Inaugural Board Chairman for the NASA Science, Engineering, Mathematics and Aerospace Academy (SEMAA) and established Page1 Foundation the Pioneer Student Leadership Academy for college students and the College Prep and Mentoring Academy to help underserved high school students prepare for college.
Jim, a retired Army colonel, has an MA in Human Resource Management. He is a lifetime member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity and was honored at the 2006 Trumpet Awards for his support to victims of Hurricane Katrina.