Strauss Troy Co-Chairman Jim Heldman has been elected to the Board of Directors of Junior Achievement. Junior Achievement of OKI Partners, Inc. is the local Junior Achievement organization whose core purpose is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy, teaching business skills, workforce readiness and life skills to improve the quality of their lives.
As a volunteer in the Junior Achievement Program for the past seven years, Jim has been teaching eighth graders at Walnut Hills High School, his alma mater. Since its founding in November, 1951, the local Junior Achievement organization has served over 600,000 students through in-school classes being taught in grades K-12 throughout 18 counties in Southwestern Ohio, Northern Kentucky and Southeastern Indiana.
Jim’s legal practice focuses on corporate and business law, including financing, mergers and acquisitions, securities regulation, franchising, real estate development and commercial transactions. Jim served as president of Strauss Troy for five years (2009-2013) and is currently co-chairman of the firm.