Industry Consultant

BEAUTY INDUSTRY EXPERTISE: Jim has served the professional salon industry with pride since 1978. What started as a single line distributorship for Jhirmack® products in New York State, grew to 3 multi-line companies with 150 employees covering 10 states. These companies represented many of the industry’s leading brands such as Paul Mitchell, Matrix, Sebastian, L’Oreal Professional, Wella, Nioxin, Framesi, Creative Nail, Kevin Murphy, J Beverly Hills, Ovation, Framesi and Beautyscope. Jim’s distribution company, Neu Dey Salon Services Inc.,was named Distributorship of the Year in 1995-96 by Modern Salon Magazine, the industry’s leading publication as well as being twice named Paul Mitchell Distributor of the Year. During this time, Jim personally negotiated 5 mergers and acquisitions. After selling these distribution companies, Jim consulted with, partnered in and served as President of Eufora International for 9 years. During this time, he established the North American distribution network.

During his career, Jim has served as a consultant to 100’s of North America’s leading salons, assisting them in developing management strategies and systems in the areas of marketing, customer service and finance.

Currently, Jim is working as a consultant for brand development and a representative for manufacturers seeking the industry channels for distribution.