Jim and his family joined the Temple’s Shabbaton program in only its second year, and both children, Ella and Tessa, continued their religious education at The Temple through 12th grade graduation.  In the past, Jim has served on the Board of Young Audiences of Greater Cleveland, and is currently the Chairman of Development and a member of the Board for Contemporary Youth Orchestra.  Jim is the owner of TOUT, llc, a sales, marketing and sales training company.  He and his wife, Lynne, live in Shaker Heights.