As Vice President of Creative Services for Ohlmann Group, Jim lends his direction overseeing our talented creative department of designers, writers and developers. As a specialist in copywriting and broadcast producing, he also helps guide the vision of the Ohlmann Group’s web, print, and other creative efforts.
Through the years, he’s collected well over 100 local, regional, and national advertising awards, including a National ADDY Award and an International Radio and Production RAP Award.
Before his tenure with Ohlmann Group, Jim enjoyed a 23-year career in broadcasting and also fronted his own freelance agency, In-Haus Productions.
Jim has been an active member of American Advertising Federation-Dayton, serving as its President for two terms and as a board member for decades. He began chairing the club’s annual Hermes Awards in 2000 and has served as the event chairperson for 20 years. In 2014, he was awarded the national Chic David Award from AAF in recognition for his contributions to the ADDY awards. For his efforts locally to advance the profession of advertising, Jim was awarded the AAF Silver Medal in 2009. He’s served on the boards for The Epilepsy Foundation of Western Ohio and Better Business Bureau. And once, in a moment of wild abandon, he piloted a blimp.