Jim Dimond- Project Developer
Jim joined RPMA in 2008 and RPMA Wind in 2010. He is involved with site development and project management in our Iowa projects. Jim’s field duties include working directly with landowner, land agreements, legal documentation and managing the sites to be ready for permitting and eventual construction.

Jim began his business career serving as an International Banking Officer, specializing in Asian Markets. He then served as a Financial Manager for a conglomerate, where he concentrated in strategic financial planning and the financing of long term capital assets and cash flow projects including Liquefied Natural Gas carriers, drilling rigs, Utility expansion, Crude carriers and oil and gas projects.

He then served as Senior Vice President of a major regional bank managing the regional banking efforts including middle market, small business and Cable lending, as well as correspondent banking. Following that, he served as president of Advanta Corp., and Advanta National Bank, a national direct marketer of financial services. He transitioned this rapidly growing company into a public company where it grew from $90 million in assets to over a $ billion in three years. Jim then served as president of Finpac Corp., a developer of software for cataloging, global trading, 401(k) recordkeeping, and accounting. Subsequently, he has been involved in various venture capital pursuits in high speed networks and wireless data systems.

He graduated from Princeton and served as a platoon leader in Viet Nam, winning a bronze star. Jim is married with four children and two grandchildren and currently resides in Boca Raton, Florida.