JMI’s executive team is built to deliver on its mission to be a true partner to its clients, exhibiting the highest level of commitment to both service and authentic relationships. We’ve assembled a group of extremely talented industry professionals who have experience and skills to lead JMI on its continued path of excellence. Given our commitment to doing business through relationships, we believe it is critical that JMI is led by a team that understands the industry and our clients’ environments. Our team of nine executives have a collective 145 years of industry experience. And almost half of this experience was with carrier organizations. Click on the links below to read about our executives’ current responsibilities and past experiences.
Tim McKendry – President and Chief Executive Officer
Tim holds the position of President and Chief Executive Officer, responsible for the overall vision, growth, and performance of JMI. He joined his father and his brother Brian at JMI in 1994 and since then has performed almost all of the jobs in the company, including working in the field, quality assurance, client relations, and many others. Tim played an instrumental role in developing JMI’s nationwide presence. His passion for relationships and commitment to values provide a great example to those inside and outside the company of the way JMI does business.
Steve Harris – Chief Strategy Officer
Steve holds the position of Chief Strategy Officer, responsible for strategic planning, technology initiatives and other projects, communication, and human resources. He joined JMI in mid-2016. Steve has 25 years of technology and human resources experience in large corporations. In 2010, he started his own consulting firm and for six years helped middle market companies define success and implement strategic plans. Steve’s broad experience in the growth and development of organizations is valuable given JMI’s continued success and its commitment to preserving its core values.
David McKendry – Chief Financial Officer
David holds the position of Chief Financial Officer, responsible for financial management, budget initiatives, contracts and other administrative functions of the organization. He joined his father and two brothers at JMI in 1997 and since then has held responsibilities focused on field work and ensuring a consistent client experience through the advancement of our quality systems and best-in-class professional development. David’s broad knowledge of the business has become an important enabler for JMI’s growth.
Nathan Clark – Chief Operations Officer
Nathan serves as the Chief Operations Officer, responsible for setting the fulfillment strategy, driving execution, and creating best practices. He has over 18 years of experience in leadership roles within the Inspection Services industry. Nathan has leveraged his technical and operational knowledge to proactively transform JMI’s operational functions to handle significant growth while maintaining high quality standards. Nathan’s client focus, understanding of the details of the business, and innovative spirit make him an important part of JMI’s commitment to provide solutions to clients and help them improve their bottom line.
Mike Ling – Vice President, Client Relations
Mike holds the position of Vice President, Client Relations. He leads the Sales, Marketing, and Account Management functions and is responsible taking care of clients and growing revenue. Mike joined JMI in 2010 and since then has played an important role in the company’s growth. Prior to joining JMI, Mike worked in the insurance industry for 23 years, where he held positions with several different carriers – some national, some regional, a mutual insurance company, and a large Managing General Agent. Mike’s experience is broad, significant, and relevant, which helps him focus on each client’s specific needs. This customized view is a necessity for JMI to realize its vision of being a true partner for our clients.
Ron Uline - Vice President, Field Operations
Ron holds the position of Vice President, Field Operations. He joined JMI in 2015 and is responsible for overseeing the JMI field operation management team, and through them our entire network of field inspectors across the United States. Ron brings more than 25 years of leadership experience with the U.S. Air Force in operations, talent management, and strategic planning. His expertise working with large, geographically-separated teams enables JMI to create and sustain strong relationships with JMI's entire Field Operations Division to deliver unparalleled service and insurance solutions to our valued clients.
Rick Kuharik - Vice President, Product Assurance
Rick holds the position of Vice President, Product Assurance. He joined JMI in 2013 and is responsible for the product content and quality of JMI’s product lines. Rick’s 30 years of experience spans many facets of the insurance industry. He has developed a proven reputation as a strong leader with clear vision and the ability to drive new product development. His vast experience working inside carrier organizations ensure that his efforts result in innovative solutions and products for JMI’s clients.
Jim Vasseur - Vice President, Specialty Products & Development
Jim holds the position of Vice President, Specialty Products & Development. He joined JMI in 2014 and is responsible for new product development, high value, specialty risks, training & development and field recruitment.
Jim is a solution-focused leader with 25 years of success in high net worth, personal lines underwriting, risk management and loss prevention. Jim’s experience working inside carrier organizations make him a requested speaker for multiple topics by our clients. Jim possesses a customer-focused attitude and effectively transfers client-centric skills to employees.
Brian McKendry – Senior Advisor
Brian serves as a Senior Advisor as he transitions into retirement while continuing to provide his expertise to the organization. He joined his father at JMI in 1988 and helped position the company for growth while preserving the values and service levels that have been the foundation for JMI since inception. Brian led the development of our proprietary web-based system, which allows us to provide customized analytical capability to our clients. Brian continues to be active in affairs that affect the entire Inspection Services industry and has served as past President of the Associated Reporting Companies.