Jim WesselManaging Director


Jim brings over 25 years of experience working with entrepreneurs and businesses as a trusted advisor. His diverse professional experience and technical skills enable him to assist clients in achieving their objectives.

During his career, Jim has worked in corporate strategy, financial consulting, business valuation, financial analysis, and other finance related roles. Prior to joining CKS Advisors, Jim owned a commercial loan brokerage and financial consulting business; served as a Senior Vice President with several commercial banking organizations; was a Manager within the Deloitte Valuation Group in their New York City and Los Angeles offices; and was a Financial Analyst with US Bank.

Jim has served on the Board of Directors for Junior Achievement of Arizona and the Association for Corporate Growth – Arizona chapter.

Education:  J.D., University of Iowa; M.B.A., University of Iowa; B.A., Business Administration, German and Accounting, Wartburg College.