Jim is a CPA, Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and shareholder who joined McDaniel and Associates in 1973. He focuses on family owned businesses, mergers and acquisitions, estate planning and business start-ups. Jim has held numerous offices and is involved in several organizations, including being a past chairman and treasurer of the Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce, past president and treasurer of the Dothan Rotary Club and serving on the board of the Industrial Development Committee with the City of Dothan. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Master’s degree from Mississippi State University. Jim is married to Ann Ellis and they have three children.