Currently leading the Warwick and Maine Operations team, Jim is a senior operations and supply chain professional that brings over 23 years of experience in leading manufacturing operations. Combined with his service in the U.S. Navy and Navy Reserve, he has been leading change and continuous improvement efforts in organizations for over 30 years. Prior to Confluent Medical Technologies, he led the manufacturing and supply chain operations for Beaver-Visitec International, a $120 million ophthalmic device manufacturer as their Global Vice President of Operations. He has had full P&L responsibilities in senior operations positions for other companies such as Tegra Medical, Vaupell, Smiths Medical, and Accellent. Jim has been instrumental in leading the transformation of numerous manufacturing organizations utilizing the tools of Lean Manufacturing and is a qualified Lead Cultural Workshop facilitator for the U.S. Navy’s Surface Fleet focusing on the achievement of operational excellence. He holds a BS in Systems Analysis from Miami University and an MBA from Oregon State University.