Originally from Southern California, Jim came to the Midwest to attend The Ohio State University where he was the quarterback and Captain of the football team in the mid- 1980’s. He graduated from Ohio State in 1986 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications. Jim was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in 1987 and retired from the NFL in 1989.
He started his financial career at the Ohio Company in 1990 as a stock broker and has been in the financial industry for 28 years in multiple capacities. Jim has his Series 7, 63, and Life and Health licenses. He joined Antolino & Associates in March of 2019 as an Investment Advisor Representative of AA Financial Advisors. Jim focuses his attention on investment planning, client service and education.
Jim is active in the community helping raise money for local charities serving on multiple Boards of Directors over the years including Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Central Ohio Alzheimer’s Association, Buckeye Legends Foundation and most recently, as the President of the NFL Alumni Association for the past 23 years. He also served as a color commentator for The Ohio State Football Radio Broadcast.
Jim is an avid golfer, Buckeye and sports fan. He has three sons; Nick and twins CJ and Danny plus his loyal Golden retriever, Duke.