Jim is President and Secretery/Treasurer and owns majority interest in the firm. He has been a funeral director with the funeral home since October 1, 1999. He is a native of Wisconsin but had been living in Connecticut and the East Coast for the past 10 years. He studied music at U.W.- Stevens Point before moving to New York where he studied at the Westchester Conservatory of Music. Jim was a Music Director for 8 years during which time he attended Southern Connecticut State University where he received a Bachelors of Science degree in 1996. He then attended Briarwood College where he received his degree in Mortuary Science in 1998. Jim sang professionally with the Connecticut Grand Opera and Orchestra and The Mendelssohn Choir of Connecticut and made his Carnegie Hall debut on Easter Sunday 1999. Jim enjoys sailing and is also an active member of the Sheboygan Yacht Club where he served as the Membership Secretary. He is an active member of Grace Episcopal Church where he served as the Senior Warden and is a member of choir. He also enjoys skiing, collecting antiques, playing the piano and organ, and spending time with his niece and nephews, Marissa, Benjamin, and Noah, and his Jindo and Miniature Schnauzer, Lobo and Trouble. Jim and his partner, Clint, are currently restoring thier 1894 Victorian home in Manitowoc.
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The Benefits of Funeral Pre-Planning
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This episode Real Wealth® Weekly is joined by Jim Olson, a member of the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) to discuss the importance of pre-planning for…Listen