Jim Marsh

Jim Marsh

Semi-Finalist Judge

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Jim Marsh LL. B. 1978, MBA 2001, MA 2004 is the President of WFT Investments Ltd. which develops and manages a portfolio of commercial and industrial real estate in our region. He is also the Special Assistant to the Dean at the Odette School of Business and the Director of Cross Border Activities at the Entrepreneurship, Practice and Innovation Centre (EPICentre).

Previously he was President of Marsh Food Services Ltd. and President of SCM Technologies Ltd. He was also the Director of the Industrial Gas Cylinder Business for the Worthington Cylinder Corporation, the world’s largest pressure vessel manufacture and responsible for plants in Europe, Canada and the USA. He is past President of the Compressed Gas Association of Canada and has been Chairman of ISO Standards Committees dealing with pressure vessels and a member of the United Nations Transport of Dangerous Goods Committee.

He is passionate about visual arts and is currently President of the Art Gallery of Windsor. He also serves on a number of other boards such as Windsor Essex Capital Angel Network and the Windsor Chamber of Commerce Government Relations Committee.

One of his greatest pleasures has been mentoring the University of Windsor’s Enactus student club which uses entrepreneurial action for the betterment of our region. The club of 100 plus students competes based on the impact of their projects has consistently ranked in the top five in our country.