Jim Carr is President & Owner of Carr Machine & Tool of Elk Grove Village, IL. Jim began his career in various manufacturing environments, including GD&T, conventional machining, CNC programming and CAD/CAM systems. More recently Carr has segued into administrative roles; Procurement, Quoting, Operations, HR, Business Development, Sales, etc. and has found an innate passion for Marketing and PR. Carr is highly engaged with the TMA - Technology & Manufacturing Association and currently sits on the Executive Board with a four year continued commitment and is to lead the membership in 2016. Jim also holds the Vice Chair position on the Elk Grove Village Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Other engagements include participation on the planning committee of the highly successful Made in Elk Grove Manufacturing Expo and an Advisory Board membership at Harper College and High School District 211.