Certified Public Accountant


Jim has been involved in serving Short Line Railroad Industry clients for over 50 years; helping over 150 railroad clients in that time. Jim is active in the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA), currently Chairman of the Finance and Administration Committee, and member of the Legislative Policy Committee on Tax Matters.


As Partner-in-Charge: Railroads for Bowers & Company CPAs, Jim has been an influential force for the Short Line Railroad industry on a national level, instrumental in the creation, lobbying, and securing of the Short Line Railroad Rehabilitation Tax Credit, and speaks often at National and Regional ASLRRA conferences. 


Jim graduated from St. John Fisher College, B.B.A (Accounting), and holds a Certificate of Educational Achievement in Business Valuations.