Jim is CEO of Haddad Consulting and sits on many local for-profit and non-profit Boards. He previously was CFO of YellowBook, which was a nationwide directory publisher. He started with a predecessor of YellowBook in 1986 when it was a start up; through organic growth and acquisitions the Company grew to a publicly-held $2B entity in the US. He was primarily involved in finance, but also oversaw operations as COO for a period of time. He left YellowBook in 2010 and his focus has been on assisting small businesses and being involved in the community (he is a Cedar Rapids native).