Jim is a strategic and highly-accomplished global executive in the building products industry with expertise in cross-functional and senior leadership roles in Fortune 500 as well as private equity-backed companies. He is currently CEO at Pamaseco LLC, an advisory firm focused on lower middle market buy- and sell-side transactions in the building materials, durable goods, technology and industrials verticals. Previously, he was President and CEO of Materials Marketing Holdings, a PE-owned group of 4 companies in the stone quarrying, manufacturing and multi-channel distribution industries. Before that, he was with Mohawk Industries, the world’s largest flooring company, most recently as Senior Vice President, Sales, Home Center & Independent Distribution. Prior to Mohawk, he served in senior executive roles at Overhead Door Corporation and Whirlpool Corporation. Jim earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and an M.B.A., both from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, as well as studied abroad at University of Dundee, Scotland and East China Institute of Technology in Nanjing.