|Corporate Development Associates
7373 Doubletree Ranch Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Representing Clients in transactions of $1MM to $100MM
Background & Experience
Jim has been involved during his entire career (since June 1969) in the printed office products supply industry. His formative years (1969-1982) were spent as an owner of a paper and print distributorship based in Northern New Jersey. In 1982, Jim merged his distributorship with their principal manufacturer of product and relocated to Indianapolis to assume the role of President of the combined operations. In July 1986, Jim negotiated the sale of that company to an international Canadian firm.
Jim has been an intermediary since June 1987, specializing in negotiated transactions within the business forms, labels, envelopes and commercial printing industries. Prior to relocation to Hilton Head, SC and founding CDA in 1994, Jim was a Member of the largest intermediary firm in the United States where he won numerous awards for his deal-making efforts.
Jim and his family moved to the Phoenix/Scottsdale area of Arizona in August 2000.
Since June 1987 Jim has completed over 200 deals with an aggregate value in excess of $3Bil.
Clients by Industry
Manufacturers and distributors of plain or printed/converted paper products used on business machines or in the office environment.
Geographic Area Serviced
All of the United States, Canada and Mexico
Credentials & Education
• BA in Business, Rutgers University (1969)
• AMA Management Course for Presidents (1980)
• Deming's Quality/Productivity Course (1984)
• Brand Chain (printing industry trade association)
• IPIA (printing industry trade association)
• Printing United Alliance (printing industry trade association)
• ACG (Association for Corporate Growth)