James DeCesare, CFP®, (Jim) joined OMNI in January 2007. Jim has been in financial services since 2002 and prior to that had a successful 20-year career in sales and marketing in the semiconductor industry. As OMNI’s Chief Technologist, Jim is responsible for planning, implementing, and maintaining OMNI’s information technology platform. Jim’s experience as a Financial Advisor and Electrical Engineer has contributed greatly to his understanding of today’s technology and its application to the financial services industry. Jim is a graduate of California State University, Northridge, with a BS in Engineering. Prior to attending college, Jim was a member of the US Navy, where he supported nuclear powered fleet ballistic missile submarines. In the community, Jim is a volunteer at the First Tee Open at AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am golf tournaments. He also enjoys riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle and playing golf. Jim resides in Campbell, CA, and has a daughter living in Houston, Texas.