Jim retired after a 38 year banking career as the Vice President Commercial Banking for Associated Bank, N.A. Woodbury Office.  His civic involvement includes Board positions on the Southeast Area YMCA, Woodbury Lions Club, South Washington County Education Foundation, and Woodbury Economic Development Commission.  Jim and his wife Kathie have lived in Woodbury for more than 30 years, having raised three sons here and now helping with their six grandchildren.  He was the Woodbury Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year in 1997.