Jim Zins | CFO

Jim has more than 30 years diverse business, finance, administration, and accounting experience working primarily with small to mid-sized companies. He has had extensive involvement in matters ranging from day-to-day operating decisions, business development, refinancing, strategic planning, and mergers/acquisitions.

Before FocusCFO 

Jim has served in several senior management roles with companies such as Oberfields, Desco, BriskHeat, Alta Analytics and Ernst & Young.  He has evaluated and advised on various restructurings, refinancing and selling opportunities.  His expertise includes financial analysis, development of business metrics, product line profitability, budgeting/forecasting and cost accounting.

Jim received his BSBA in Accounting from John Carroll University in University Heights, Ohio.


Other Interests

  • Spending time with: my wife, daughter and two sons
  • Favorite Food Fixes:  Skyline Chile, Roosters wings, Graeter’s dark raspberry chip
  • Favorite Books: The Bible, The Shack
  • Favorite Musical Artist/Song:  CCR – Down on the Corner
  • Favorite Movies: Groundhog Day, Courageous, Blindside
  • Most Interesting Travel Destination: Nanchang, China


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