By Jim Bruckbauer

Jim Bruckbauer, Account Manager

Jim will mine his skills in strategic planning and his knowledge of current business trends as the latest addition to the Whittaker Associates team. He will direct a variety of projects as our Account Manager.

A graduate of Grand Valley State University, Jim plans to undertake a Master’s degree in Public Administration with an emphasis in Economic Development and Urban Planning.  While at Grand Valley, he served on the Executive Board of the Collegiate Entrepreneur’s Organization and is currently an Alumni Advisor to the group.

Jim is passionate about the economic vitality of West Michigan and has forged relationships with many community and business leaders while working with the City of Grand Rapids Economic Development Office. He is also involved with Neighborhood Ventures, a non-profit focusing on the revitalization of the business districts of Grand Rapids.

In his spare time, he enjoys live music, traveling, camping, hiking, and running.