Jim Gardner was born and raised in Pinckney, MI. Passionate for aiding local community members, Jim has always involved himself in various committees and nonprofit organization's fundraising events prior to being a board member and fellow visionary of the Fund A Life organization. Jim's extensive engineering background helps bring a thought provoking and detail-oriented voice to the board and direction of the foundation. When enjoying some free time, Jim enjoys spending time with his grandchildren and exercising, with his most notable version of exercise being running. Jim currently lives in Brighton, MI with his wife Susan.