Jim Gentry joined the Sunbelt staff in 2007 as Chief Financial Officer, a position he held until 2014. In January 2015 he took the position of Chief Operating Officer, reporting to the CEO. He graduated from Baylor University, with a Bachelor of Business Administration and completed Harvard Business School’s OPM program.
Jim has more than 25 years of public and private accounting and operational experience with a manufacturing focus. He is a certified public accountant (Texas) and is a member of both the Texas State Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs. Before joining Sunbelt, Jim worked for seven years at Marathon Power Technologies in Waco, TX as Divisional Controller, and seven years at Durcon, Inc. as Chief Financial Officer.
Jim and his wife Susanne, reside in Waco. They have one daughter, Kim, and one granddaughter, Taylor. In his spare time, Jim enjoys golf, running, reading, hunting, land management on his small West Texas ranch and ‘RV-ing’ with his family. The Gentry’s attend First Baptist Church of Woodway in Woodway, TX.