Jim Newell Bio

Jim Newell - Operations Manager

Jim NewellJim Newell is Operations Manager of St. James.  He began his career with The Shell Oil company working for them 20 years, primarily in procurement, at 7 operating locations across the country.  He then went  on to Diamond Shamrock in Cleveland as raw materials Manager, then became Vice President of Operations for Fermenta Animal Health Co in Painsville, Ohio and then became Regional Vice President of Operations of Novacare in Kansas City until his retirement in 2000.

Seven years later in 2008, Fr. Tom asked Jim to help finish the last school expansion at St. James. 7 years later, he is still faithfully serving now under Fr. Mike.  Jim handles business activities, procurement, facilities, maintenance and custodial efforts, and security.  He also handles coordination of St. James' capital campaign in conjunction with the Master Plan for St. James and any construction activities.

Jim says, "The opportunity to give back a bit to my church makes this job something special."  Mary and Jim have a daughter and 3 sons who they are very proud of and they have blessed with 8 very hungry grandchildren.

Give Jim a call if we in any way can make St. James a more welcoming experience for you and your family.

To Contact Jim Newell  781-4343 x204  jim.newell@stjames-liberty.org