MM from Aquinas College, 1986
Jim Gort has been involved in higher education since 1999. Prior to joining academics full time, Jim worked as a manager, executive, and leader in a variety of industries including manufacturing and distribution, consulting, healthcare, and technology. He was vice president of Client and Information Services for a West Michigan insurance company.
Jim’s special interests are leadership, critical and creative thinking, problem solving, and collaboration skills. He has presented at educational conferences across the country. Jim is nearing completion of a Ph.D. in Business Administration with specialties in leadership and management. He is a member, as well as DU faculty advisor, of the Sigma Beta Delta honor society.