Originally from Central Ohio, Jim's songwriting has been described as feel good, from the heart and "story strong".
He has written and performed since high school and college days at Ohio University @ Athens where he earned his BBA in Finance.
Jim writes his own material and with co-writer friends in Tennessee, Texas, Arkansas, California, Michigan and Maryland.
He stays involved in songwriter nights, festivals, conferences and workshops.
Jim's music has been picked up for film/tv music licensing and in March of 2015, his song "Bury Me With My Boots On" (cowriters Terry B. Smith and Sandy Ramos) was a single release by Australian Country artist, Travis Collins for his album, "Wired".
"Boots On" held the #1 position for 5 weeks on Australia's Top 30 Radio Airplay chart.
Jim writes his own material and with a variety of co-writers. He stays involved in writer's nights, showcases, workshops and conferences, is a BMI songwriter and an active member and Regional Coordinator for the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) - Little Rock, AR Chapter.