Get to know more about Jim, his interests, and his background.


Jim specializes in strategic planning and development and is responsible for leading Northland’s overall business activities.

Jim began his career at Northland in 1993, working for his father until taking over the role as President in 2009. Through his work at Northland, he has gained experience in fiber optic deployments, strategic planning, family business planning, Avaya products and services, Hosted PBX, EOS, employee development, and engagement as well as lean six sigma.


MA, Telecommunications, SUNY Polytechnic Institute

BS, Marketing and Management, Siena College

Stagen Leadership Academy

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, Rochester Institute of Technology

In the Community


New York State Telecommunications Association, Chairman of the Board

Centerstate CEO, Board of Directors

CNY March of Dimes, Board of Directors

Mohawk Valley Edge, Board of Directors


Mohawk Valley Health Systems Foundation, Board of Directors

Leadership Greater Syracuse, Class of 2006

Beneath the Surface


Skiing, golf, running

Favorite piece of technology:

Garmin Watch

If Jim could have one superpower it would be:

Photographic memory!

Favorite local spot:

The Tailor and the Cook

Favorite part of working at Northland:

Working and learning from other team members


Jim lives in Fayetteville, NY with his wife Ursula, their twin daughters Maddy and Zoe, and their dog Ollie.