As co-founder of Jasculca Terman, Jim is actively involved in many of the the firm’s projects.
He has nearly four decades of experience in public affairs and public relations, serving as senior strategist on a variety of projects including economic development, transportation, health, education, environmental, and legislative issue advocacy.
Jim’s crisis communications work at JT has included numerous projects that include product liability, labor disputes, employee-related negligence, litigation, zoning and expansion related issues, mergers and public accusations of hospital and employee misconduct.
Prior to founding JT, Jim served in the White House as associate counsel to Vice President Walter Mondale. He was on the advance team for President Clinton’s visits to South Korea, Berlin, and Moscow, as well as several U.S. cities. Earlier in his career, Jim served as counsel to U.S. Senator Adlai Stevenson III and was an attorney in private practice.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Denver and a law degree from IIT-Chicago Kent College of Law. Jim is on the Board of Directors of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Economic Club of Chicago, Chicago Bar Association, and City Club of Chicago, and participates in the activities of a variety of civic, business and not-for-profit organizations. Jim is married with two adult children and, his best friend, their dog, Ozzie.
What would you be doing if you didn’t work at jt?
Co-founder of Jasculca Termanξ
Senior strategist on projects including transportation, health, education and legislative issue advocacyω
Skilled crisis communicatorο
Served in the White House as associate counsel to Vice President Walter Mondaleρ
Advance team for President Bill Clintonς
Member of the Board of Directors of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerceψ