35 years as a Div. 1 Men’s Basketball Official- worked in 13 conferences including Big East, Big 10, ACC, Atl 10
16 consecutive NCAA Tournaments, 8 Regionals, 21 NITS, worked over 2400 games
Retired 2019 at the Maui Invitational
My professional career has been spent in Sales & Sales leadership roles. Currently Vice President of Sales for Weichert/Democracy Title Company
YOU ARE JUST A NUMBER PODCAST WITH JIM ZELEM
Jim is a former VP of Operations who transitioned to be an effective leader that coached many successful teams. Jim started his career as a simple factory worker who held many positions such as Industrial and Manufacturing Engineer as he worked his way up to VP.
Jim’s strength is in process improvement. He quickly learned the value of teamwork when evaluating and implementing improvements. He strongly believes that experience is a great teacher as it helped him throughout his career. He is of the opinion that his experiences in leadership, process improvement, and teamwork can definitely help others. Jim has created this podcast to share these experiences and has opened a blog site for others to tell their story as well.
While doing these podcasts, Jim has discovered how the power of passion has fueled so many people. His podcasts now include stories of passion.
Jim has recently authored the book “Stepping Stones of Leadership” which lists some essential steps that he believes will guide you on becoming an effective leader. Every step is supported by stories of his own personal experiences. He is presently working on his next leadership book with more stepping stones to come…