Working as a professional writer for over 25 years, Jim has penned and directed award-winning advertising campaigns, screenplays, teleplays and documentaries. As Founder and Creative Director of NYC-based advertising and content production company Chowder, Inc., Jim wrote and produced the theatrically released feature film, Cayman Went and the children’s book, Tuke the Specialist Turtle. Prior to starting FORCE BLUE, Jim served on the Board of Directors of the Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) on Little Cayman. Jim holds a B.A. in English from Bucknell University and an M.A. in Journalism from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.