Jim joined PLK Communities with over 30 years of experience in the Muti-Family industry. Jim began his career in 1984 in Tulsa Oklahoma as a maintenance tech on a 1100-unit property with Johnstown Management. He thrived in this position and was promoted to Maintenance Supervisor in 1987 for a 500-unit community. In 1989, Jim relocated back to the Cincinnati area with McNeil Real Estate, where he spent two years in Louisville Kentucky and the Columbus, Ohio area. Jim spent 10 years with McNeil until they were acquired by TGM properties. Jim joined PLK Communities as a Maintenance Lead at Lakefront at West Chester, directing the maintenance staff and needs of this 296 unit community. Jim was promoted to his current role of Director of Maintenance and Training, where he assists and develops our maintenance team throughout the entire PLK portfolio.