Jim Burns | CFO

Jim has extensive experience in acquisitions, real estate, accounting, finance, lean manufacturing, and day-to-day business management. Jim and his wife Rosanne live in Akron, Ohio.

Before FocusCFO

Jim previously owned his own manufacturing company for 18 years. Prior to that, he worked as a CFO and controller in the manufacturing industry. He also served as a policy and strategy advisor for Governor Voinovich for 5 years. Jim started his career as an analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Jim received an MBA from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio, and a BA degree in Psychology & Government from the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, IN.


Other Interests

  • Favorite thing about being with FocusCFO: Working with business owners developing their systems to strengthen their day-to-day operations.
  • Passionate about: Drinking Red Wine
  • Something most people don’t know about me: I have High School Diplomas from 2 different High Schools.
  • Top of my “bucket list”: Someday soon I hope to hike the Appalachian Trail and the El Camino Hike in Spain.
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