Ward 1 Councilman
Jim was born and raised in Strongsville with a long track record of serving the community. He was elected as Council-at-Large in 2002-2008 when he founded the Strongsville Freedom Trail. He served on the Planning Commission 2018-2019 and Economic Development committee 2016-2019. He is an active member of Strongsville Rotary and a Trustee for the Strongsville Chamber of Commerce.
Jim is excited to represent the residents of Ward 1. His mission is to work with the residents, members of Council and the city administration to keep Strongsville strong. He represents Council on several committees in 2020: Chairing the Public Service & Conservation Committee; Member of Public Safety & Health Committee, Building & Utilities Committee, and the Planning, Zoning & Engineering Committee.
After 31 years, Jim retired from Kellogg’s as an executive and held over 14 different positions including Global Learning & Development, Account Executive, and Marketing (Brand, Trade and Customer). Jim married his high-school sweetheart, Mary Branic, in 1985. They enjoy spending time with their four children and a growing number of grandchildren.
Jim would be happy to discuss your concerns and work together to keep Strongsville strong!
Cell: (216) 233-0721