Jim Thomasma

Jim’s global experience spans 34 years with Alcoa, a leading worldwide aluminum company, completing his career as Director of Business Development for Alcoa Europe, Office of the President, Geneva, Switzerland.  His breadth focused on strategic and portfolio growth, including business transformations; international organic and M&A transactions; market and product development; operational excellence; technology; and sustainability strategies. In addition, he has provided coaching to key executive’s and development of leadership talent.

Currently Jim is engaged as an executive advisor for selected closely held small businesses, entrepreneurs, and public corporations across various sectors such as technology, automotive and commercial transportation, materials and business management enterprises.

He received his Bachelor of Science of Industrial Engineering, with highest honors, from Purdue University.