Jim Harper joined ISES in 2005. He is responsible for expanding and capturing additional markets that are untapped or underdeveloped, with special emphasis on federal, state, and local government agencies, community colleges and other higher education institutions, and K-12 educational organizations. He also brokers new strategic teaming agreements and advises on the refinement of services to meet market needs.

Jim brought to ISES more than 30 years of experience in various leadership roles in the military and in the airline industry. After graduating from Mercy College in New York, he served as a commissioned US Navy Officer and was later a pilot for Delta Air Lines, where he rose through the ranks, eventually becoming Chief Pilot for Delta Air Lines’ International Operations at JFK Airport. It was during this time that he gained knowledge of facilities operations as an end-user.