Jim Devine is founder, chairman, and CEO of Hipereon, Inc., a national financial consulting and training firm. Previously, he served as a senior consultant with Moss Adams Advisory Services and spent 10 years with Seattle First National Bank as VP and manager of the trust business management services and business advisory services departments. He has trained thousands of lenders, state and federal regulators, business owners, and accountants in the U.S. and abroad. For over 35 years, Jim has been active in managing, financing, and buying and selling closely held businesses.
In addition to consulting and training, Jim has been a faculty member of several banking schools and co-authored the Understanding Your Small Business Customer training series. A featured speaker at numerous national banking conferences, Jim holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the University of Montana and an MBA from Southern Illinois University.