Jim Kramer spent his early career working up to the position of HR Director for a large country jail system in Nashville, Tennessee. During this time, he completed his master’s degree in Industrial & Organizational Psychology from Middle Tennessee State University and began teaching as an adjunct instructor for MBA students at Belmont University. Jim’s government career continued to progress, culminating in the role of Deputy Director of HR for the Davidson County government. Once government became too government for Jim, he accepted an opportunity with Shamrock Foods Company in 2015, relocating him and his family to Phoenix, AZ. Starting as their Director of Talent Acquisition, Jim quickly expanded his role to also encompass enterprise HR field operations and safety. Today, Jim is the Vice President of People Operations.