Jim Smith has nearly forty years professional management experience. For the past fifteen years Jim has served as the CEO and principal owner of Enterprise Management Group, a management consulting company specializing in corporate wide expense reduction.
Previously, Jim has served as consulting Chief Information Officer for Onvia.com, for Marsh & McLennan’s Seabury & Smith subsidiary, and for Puget Sound Energy. Prior to the Seabury assignment Jim created the Enterprise Project Management organization for The Principal Financial Group. Prior to this, he was the consulting CIO at Micron Electronics and before that, CIO during the merger of Northern States Power (NSP) and Wisconsin Energy Company (WEC).
CEOs say they are still concerned with the volatility and uncertainty of global and domestic politics but find confidence in stable macroeconomic fundamentals and remain hopeful for progress on China-U.S. trade talks.