Founder and owner of Riverview Studios which provides broadcast and video production services globally. Jim has been telling stories via his camera for 42 years throughout the world and from his studio in Bordentown, NJ. His travels led him to Uganda where he was inspired to create the Parker Mother and Child Foundation which has earned him many awards for his humanitarian and philanthropic endeavors. In addition to serving as Chair of the CNJN Board of Trustees, Jim also serves on the board of trustees of New Jersey Policy Perspective, Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK) and The Roebling Museum.
Jim has been an adjunct professor for Bucks County Community College and served on the steering committee for NJ Main Street Alliance. He has twice testified for Congressman Andy Kim’s committee on Small Business in Washington, DC. Jim is proud to use his business and skills to help many of the area nonprofits, but he also has been honored by the NJ Citizens Action Council for his activism at our state capital to better the lives for all our citizens.
Jim is the recipient of Catholic Charities Burlington County Light of Hope award in 2009 and the Geltzer Family Foundation’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2019, in recognition of his work with TASK.
An avid Explorer, Jim got his pilot’s license in 1999 on a whim when he was working on a video for Mercer County Community College. Jim remarked that it was the first time in his career that he ever received Straight A’s in a college course.
Jim says his glass is always 7/8 full, usually with something delicious. After 42 years of producing documentary films, he says he still learns something new from every project.