Prior to joining Brunswick, Jim served as a Senior Vice President at Weber Shandwick, where he counseled companies with their digital programs. He also helped to develop Mediaco, Weber Shandwick's brand publishing offer, which earned a place on AdAge's A-List two years in a row. Earlier in his career, Jim advised pharmaceutical brands on how to operate in social media while controlling for all legal and regulatory risks. He started his career in New Jersey state politics, handling media relations and drafting policy proposals. .