Jim Smucker is president of Keim, a fourth-generation family business and a 2021 LBM Journal Dealer of the year. The company is located on a 55-acre property in Charm Ohio and employs nearly 600 people. Keim serves both retail and pro customers and includes a 125,000 square foot retail store, a second retail location in Mt. Hope. Ohio, a manufacturing facility, and a logistics operation. Jim’s diverse career has included time as an academic dean at a university and president and owner of a hospitality management company. Jim has served on numerous for-profit and non-profit boards and holds both Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Management.