Author: Jim Roddy

Jim Roddy Author Of Hire Like You Just Beat Cancer StandingSince 1999, Jim Roddy has educated business leaders through books, national magazine articles, online columns, webinars, podcasts, video interviews, and presentations at national conferences. Jim is the author of The Walk-On Method To Career & Business Success and Hire Like You Just Beat Cancer. Jim joined Jameson Publishing in 1998 as the managing editor for Business Solutions magazine. He was elevated to operations manager in 2002 and then served as president/general manager from 2006-2016. Prior to working at Jameson, he was a small-business owner in northwestern Pennsylvania.

In 2016, Jim launched a business advisory program to serve the partners of Vantiv/Worldpay, a payment processing and technology provider headquartered near Cincinnati. In 2019, Jim joined the Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA) as the Vice President of Marketing and as one of the association's business coaches. He was promoted to RSPA President & CEO in 2022. Jim assists owners and managers of small-to-medium sized companies with their recruiting, hiring, employee management, leadership development, change management, succession planning, and more.

His articles and presentations strive to be “infotaining” — a combination of informational and entertaining. Jim is regularly requested to moderate keynote panel discussions featuring executives from companies such as HP, NCR, and IBM.

Jameson Publishing has been named one of the Best Publishing Companies To Work For In The United States by Publishing Executive magazine. Jameson is the only publishing company in the nation to rank in the top 7 of Publishing Executive’s list for consecutive years.

Jim is a graduate of Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania, where he was a walk-on member of the men’s basketball team for four years and sports editor of the student newspaper for three years. Jim resides in Erie with his wife Barbara and daughter Evelyn.

For additional details, visit Jim’s Expertfile page.

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