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Brings 16 years experience in small business -- Started part-time selling direct to end-user (photographers) grew and with added competition made transition to wholesaling product to retailers, importer, and world-wide distribution.

Outsourced manufacturing, added new models, in-house advertising, used independent reps, imported products, etc. Sold business in 1992. Branded as the professional line, still on the market at

After selling business returned to newspapers and wrote a weekly column profiling small businesses for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Currently involved in publishing and consulting local businesses on social marketing. e-book: Professionally Branded: by a photographer for photographers.

Areas of Expertise
  • Business Strategy & Planning
  • Manufacturing & Product Development
  • Business Operations
  • Sales, Marketing & Public Relations

Industry Experience
  • Arts, Entertainment & Recreation
  • Professional & Business Services
  • Retail & Wholesale Trade


University of Missouri, Journalism, Columbia, Mo

School of Hard Knocks

Jim D.

Communication Methods

  • In Person
  • Video