Jim has served as AvMed’s CIO since January 2016, with overall responsibility and accountability for all aspects of Information Technology (IT) strategy, delivery, and ongoing operations in support of AvMed’s enterprise strategy. Having joined the company in 2013 as Chief Assurance Executive, Jim has built healthcare leadership experience in IT and finance since 1997.
Jim began his healthcare career with CVS Caremark and broadened his expertise as director of internal audit at McKesson Corporation in Atlanta and as vice president of internal audit at Nabi (now Biota) Biopharmaceuticals in Boca Raton, Florida. Immediately prior to joining AvMed, Jim served in that same post for HealthSouth Corporation of Birmingham, Alabama.
Jim earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). He is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and a Certified Information System Auditor (CISA). He is also a retired veteran, proudly serving in both the U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard.