Jim is overall responsible for ARMA, providing direct oversight to all aspects of company operations and strategy. He joined ARMA as Program Director for International Operations in 2010. Jim has led the successful delivery of over one million parts to ARMA customers, the operation of multiple logistics facilities in different countries, and the deployment and sustainment of personnel worldwide. Prior to joining ARMA, Jim had an extensive and successful career as a U.S. Army commissioned officer and Special Operations Master Army aviator. Serving over 7 years in 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) to include serving as a Company Commander in combat, Jim has led numerous highly classified and sensitive, National Command Authority directed missions. He also served at U.S. Special Operations Command as a staff officer in charge of future operations, and as Special Operations Aviation Chief responsible for the development and implementation of Aviation Programs in the Middle Eastern Area of Operations. Jim is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse with a B.S in Biology.