Jim Weisbarth currently serves as the organization’s Chief Financial Officer. Prior to working for Open Doors Academy Jims’ Nonprofit experience included time at The Cleveland Museum of Natural History and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. In addition, he has spent his entire career in the accounting field with extensive experience with SEC reporting, financial reporting and analysis, general ledger account analysis, month end closing, budgeting, forecasting and benefit accounting, within the insurance, retail, property management and manufacturing industries.
Jim obtained a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Akron, where he was a member of Sigma Pi fraternity. He received a Master of Business Administration degree from Baldwin Wallace University. In 1987 he earned the designation of Fellow of the Life Management Institute.
Jim is a member of the Olmsted Falls City Schools Board of Education (in his 18th year) and the Polaris Career Center Board of Education (in his 6th year) and currently serves as the President of both. Jim is active in the Cleveland Football Officials Association, and is a member of the Cleveland Browns chain crew since they returned in 1999.
Married to Debbie, he is a proud father of three children and five grandchildren. He lives in Olmsted Falls and grew up in Fairview Park. With the time Jim has spent outside his regular jobs, public education has become a second career and feels fortunate for the opportunity to further and expand Open Doors Academy.