Employee Spotlight – Jim Messer

Jim stands against a block wall for a picture.
Jim Messer is a Talent Specialist working in the Schoolcraft County UP Michigan Works! office

Get to know a little bit about one of our specialists, Jim, by reading his short biography below.

A 26-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force, Jim holds a B.S. in Business Administration from CSU, three associate degrees from the Community College of the Air Force in Human Resources, Education and Training Management, and Construction Technology. 

As a 5th generation “Yooper,” you can say he has a great appreciation for Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. He has a strong desire to help the people in his community align their knowledge, skills, and abilities with potential employers. 

Jim enjoys hunting, fishing, snowshoeing, or anything that is outdoors.  He is married to his best friend Nikole and they have three adult children.

Get to know Jim, and other UP Michigan Works! employees, by calling us at 1-800-285-WORK (9675).