As Senior Vice President, Jim is responsible for providing strategic leadership, planning and oversight for the Production divisions of Hubbell Realty Company – Hubbell Homes, Iowa’s largest homebuilder, and Hubbell Construction Services. In addition, he is responsible for managing the Finance and Accounting, Human Resources, Risk Management and Process Improvement teams. Prior to being named Senior Vice President, Production, Jim was Chief Financial Officer of Hubbell Realty for the past 11 years.
Jim brings more than 30 years of diverse real estate experience to Hubbell. He was employed for several years as a CPA with the “Big Four” firm of Deloitte (formerly Deloitte, Haskins and Sells) in both the Des Moines, Iowa and Houston, Texas offices. In addition, he has held Tax Manager positions with two subsidiaries of Schlumberger, Ltd., an international oil field service conglomerate, during which he participated in the planning and negotiations involving divestiture, mergers and acquisitions for the companies.
Jim has spent the last 28 years as Chief Financial Officer in the real estate development, construction and property management industry in Des Moines. He is a published author and has served on several civic, educational and philanthropic boards including, Polk-Des Moines Taxpayers Association, Bishop Drumm Foundation, Dowling Catholic Foundation and the UNI Real Estate Advisory Board.