" Keeping Christ in Christmas"

Santa's Executive Assistant

Jim is Santa’s executive assistant and close person friend. Jim grew up in an orphanage in North Carolina and learned to enjoy the wonders of Christmas from a very early age. He was a career military officer and served in Vietnam as a helicopter pilot.  He was on active duty for 22 years and retired as a lieutenent colonel. He became an ordained minister after retirement from the Army.

Jim is a recipient of the Koinonia Community Service Award and has been voted the Person Who Most Exemplifies Greater Wake Forest in the Best of the Best Awards sponsored by the the local newspaper. He was recently elected the North Carolina State Chaplain for the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Jim is a graduate of the CW Howard Santa School (the oldest Santa School in continuous operation in the world). and the International University of Santa Claus.

He is a member of the Triangle Santa Buddies, the Long Leaf Pine Santas, and a Life Member of the International Brotherhood of Real Bearded Santas. (IBRBS) He has been nominated to be on the board of IBRBS.