Jim is responsible for development and delivery of technical solutions for Analytics and Data Management. His responsibilities include defining and implementing standards consistent with current and future technology trends, assuring adherence to standards and good development techniques, mentoring, and project management.
Jim has over 20 years of experience in the computer consulting industry with a focus on enterprise and data architecture, as well as infrastructure design and implementation. Prior to joining NuWave, Jim was the VP of IT for K12, Inc. where he led the Network Operations Center. Mr. McHugh and his team were able to setup a secondary data center to provide a disaster recovery solution for K12, Inc., addressing a huge need for this business. Before joining K12 Inc., Jim was a Data Architect for the American Chemical Society where he helped lead the design and replacement of their major systems during his tenure with ACS. His other roles included Database Manager, Database Administrator, Project Leader, and Senior Developer.
Jim graduated from Drexel University with a B.S. Degree in Information Systems. Jim holds a certification from The Data Warehouse Institute as a Business Intelligence Professional specializing in Data Analysis and Design at a Mastery Level.
Jim is a music enthusiast and an owner of a mobile disc jockey company. He loves to spend his free time traveling with his family and attending baseball games with his daughter. Jim can often be seen giving back to his community by serving as a Board member of his community pool. Jim is also a Director of Marian Homes, Inc, a provider of community homes for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Jim also raises money for Special Olympics by participating in a Polar Plunge each February in Virginia Beach. Jim and his team of seven others have raised over $55K for Special Olympics over the past 5 years.