Jim currently serves as the Superior of the Jesuit Community at Wheeling Jesuit University. A native of Pittsburgh, he was ordained a Jesuit in 1978 and, since then, has served in a variety of ministries. He has extensive experience in the Jesuit order with particular focus on Ignatian Spirituality. He has directed the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, retreats, days of reflection, and discernment workshops.