Since 1993, Jim has been the managing partner and CFO at The Hechtman Group Ltd, where he specializes in the C.A.S., CFO/Controller Services, advisor-client relationships, and staff development within an entrepreneurial culture.
Jim works closely with key clients to develop comprehensive growth plans and outsourced financial guidance. He provides consulting services that speed progress for start-ups followed by ongoing support for effective operations and planning. Jim brings extensive experience in all types of taxation of limited liability companies, corporations, partnerships, individuals and fiduciaries to bear on his client’s behalf.
Prior to The Hechtman Group Ltd Jim served in the tax department of a national public accounting firm. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 1991. His professional associations include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Illinois CPA Society, Real Estate and Construction CPAs, The International Council of Shopping Centers, the Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago, the Lincoln Park Builder Association and the Northbrook Chamber of Commerce.
Jim, his wife, and two sons live in Chicago’s northern suburbs. He is a confessed golf addict striving for a consistent score. From October through March, he can be found on the basketball court practicing what he calls his own version of psychotherapy.