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FORT is pleased to welcome Jim Spivey as VP of Finance and Operations. Jim will be responsible for supporting FORT's exponential growth by executing scalable finance and operations initiatives.

As a financial expert and strategist, Jim has worked for over 16 years with tech start-ups and Fortune 500 companies like Trimble Navigation and VMware, leading financial planning and analysis in the cloud software industry. Most recently, he worked as VP of Finance for Socio Labs, a startup based in Indianapolis, which was acquired by Cisco in 2021.

Jim holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the United States Naval Academy and an MBA from the Univ. of Rochester. In his time between universities, Jim served 6 years in the US Navy as a Surface Warfare Officer in Norfolk, VA and San Diego, CA

Samuel Reeves, FORT Founder and CEO noted that “Jim steps in at a critical time for FORT as we’re poised to scale up everything from our product suite to the number and range of customers we serve. He has an ideal mix of hardware supply chain and software platform experience, a passion for data-driven analysis and decision making, and a friendly, supportive demeanor.” 

Jim lives in Nashville, TN with his wife and two sons.

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