Jim Enter is a LBM industry consultant and founder of The American Association of Roundtables (AART). AART is the industry leader in developing financial trends and productivity ratios. Jim consults and writes about the financial and productivity issues facing LBM dealers. Prior to starting his own consulting practice in 1990, Jim held several positions, including VP of operations with a multi-branch LBM company. Jim and his wife Judy reside in Beaufort, S.C.