Jim Cooper graduated from James Madison University with a degree in Business Management and minor in Finance. He was a scholarship athlete at JMU for four years as a member of the JMU football team. Before being introduced to Financial Independence Group, Jim was helping to run a family business in Charlotte, NC. Once Jim met Bill Cain and Bo Johnson, he had to be a part of this great organization. Jim started his tenure with FIG as an Annuity Marketing Consultant in 2002. Jim built a book of business from scratch and quickly developed a passion for the financial services industry. In 2010 Jim accepted the position of Chief Marketing Officer and also becoming an equity partner at FIG. He brought his years of experience, knowledge and leadership to the marketing department and executive team of FIG. As CMO, Jim directly oversees the marketing and sales departments here at FIG. Jim lives in Cornelius, NC with his wife Jamie. They are blessed with 3 beautiful children Collin (4), Cayla (2), Colbie (1) and their black lab Bailey (7).