Jim is president
of James N Morrison & Associates, a speaking and leadership training
provides speeches and workshops to businesses, associations and
community groups on topics including Success, Public Speaking Skills,
Leadership, Team Building, Goal Setting, and Customer Service.In addition to speaking, Jim has experience in the electric utility and manufacturing
industries having held various supervisory and management positions. Jim
earned his B.S. in management from the University of Maryland. Jim is also
a licensed real estate broker.
is active in the Optimist organization and is past president of
the states largest club having earned the distinguished
President and Life Membership Award. He also held numerous
positions at the District level including Lt. Governor and Leadership
Jim is actively involved with the Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce. He served 2 terms on the Board of Directors and was Chair of the Public Policy council for eight years" He is still a member of the Council and is involved with numerous other chamber projects and groups.
is also active in other community organizations. He is co-founder
and past co-chair of Project Vote in Brown County working to increase
informed voter turnout. He is a past member of the Police and
Fire Commission and served on the Community Development
Authority in his home community.
Music and entertainment have also been a major part of Jim's life. He has played in a “classic” rock
band since 1961.
He is an Elvis impersonator as well and sings frequently in
church choirs. He sings with the Dudley Birder Chorale.
has been married to Linda for more than 40 years and they have two
grown children. Jim and Linda both worked hard to overcome the
effects of a serious stroke Linda suffered in 2004 and she has improved
enough to play golf, bowl, take over the household duties and the
cooking, which Jim says was necessary for both of their survival (just
kidding). Her recovery efforts have added many ideas to Jim's
also have one grandson who has become a teenager but who in the
past has asked questions like, “Why does Donald Duck not wear any
pants, but wraps up in a towel after he showers?”