Jim has been dealing with fashion eyewear since 1979. His optical experience didn’t start there, it started three years earlier at the age of 15 working part time in an optical lab after school. He became a Licensed Optician in 1983 after completing the opticians program. Jim is married to Laura and has two boys, Tyler and Zachary, and 3 step sons Jaden, Steele, and Rylan. He is also very actively involved in the community and is a past president of the Medicine Hat Rotary and a past director of the Chamber of Commerce. Jim is also very involved in local sports having coached baseball and ball hockey and playing slow-pitch, golf and squash.