Jim brings more than 40 years of technology and energy executive leadership to Silicon Ranch. For the past 20 years, he held two separate leadership roles at the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). At NRECA, Jim built a national business development team and energized a key accounts program involving hundreds of utility professionals across 47 states. Jim also held the role of Chief Operating Officer at Touchstone Energy where he coalesced more than 750 electric co-ops into a unified national brand. Under his leadership, Touchstone Energy soared to the highest customer satisfaction score of any electric utility network in the country. At Silicon Ranch, Jim leads the company’s growth strategy as we expand our solar portfolio across the United States. Jim is a graduate of Dartmouth College and earned his MBA from the Carey School of Business, Johns Hopkins University.