Through Jim's leadership, Empower MediaMarketing offers services that span across all established and new media forms, leading Empower's clients in planning, buying, creating and proving the impact of clients' media investments. With 175 employees and more than $275 million in billings, Empower works with clients such as including Bush Brothers, US Bank, Rust-Oleum, LCA Vision and Famous Footwear.

At Empower, Jim built the Media Innovation team from scratch, when the Internet was still considered an emerging advertising medium and established a full array of best in class services including Digital Strategy, Digital Media, Web Development, Digital Creative, Search and Analytics, Mobile, Word of Mouth Marketing and Social Media. Jim has a passion for branding and entrepreneurism having recently created and launched a new beverage brand. He also consults on branding and positioning to non-profits.

Jim is an instrument-rated pilot and very active in the community, mentoring with the Cincinnati Youth Collaborative and serving on several non-profit boards.

Summits Attended

iMedia Brand Summit

Marketing in an Always-On World

iMedia Agency Summit

Media Re-Defined -- What Clients Want

iMedia Agency Summit

Partnership: The New Agency Value

iMedia Agency Summit

Keeping Up with the Consumer: The Impending Era of SoLoMo

iMedia Brand Summit

Corporate Storytelling Beyond Advertising