I care about our community. 

My experience in business has taught me a lot, and I am able to bring that knowledge to the table representing District 1 on the city council.


Meet Jim

I was born and raised on Goshen's west side and attended West Goshen Elementary, Whiteman Junior High and Goshen High School. My wife Angie and I have two grown adult children and four grandchildren who all live, work and attend school in Goshen.

We own and operate Bosco's Place in downtown Goshen.  I am also the Club Manager of the Goshen VFW Post 985. For nine years, I was general manager of Sam's Club and owned McKee's Irish Pub from 1998-2011 (sold to a new owner in 2011).

volunteerism & activities

  • Goshen Noon Kiwanis member
  • President of Goshen City Council since 2013
  • Goshen Noon Exchange Club member for 12 years
  • McKee's Annual Ride of Charity, which has raised more than $70,000 for charities, with the bulk of that going to United Cancer Services of Elkhart County to benefit area residents and to the CARE House to benefit out-of-town cancer patients who come to Goshen for treatment.
  • Goshen Chamber of Commerce member
  • Goshen Planning Commission member for six years, current Vice Chair
  • Goshen City Council member, past three years
  • Downtown Goshen Inc. past board member
  • Elkhart Township Fire Department for two years
  • Goshen City Fire Department for seven years