James (Jim) Sparks MBA
James (Jim) SparksMBA 

Education & Awards

University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana Comeback Alumni of the Year

The University of Illinois Jim, received the "Comeback Alumni of the Year" award in 2015 for his achievements in marketing and advertising from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign.

Chicago Startup Weekend EDU - Event Winner

Startup Weekend brings together people who want to learn how to start a business. We host 54-hour long events where you can come up with an idea, find a team, and start a business all in a weekend.

Startup Weekends are weekend-long, hands-on experiments where entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs can find out if startup ideas are viable.  Most events have about 75 attendees, half of which have technical backgrounds and the other half have business backgrounds.

University of Chicago, Booth School of Business

                                  Masters of Business Administration

I graduated from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Since 1898, they have produced ideas and leaders that shape the world of business. Their rigorous, discipline-based approach to business education transforms students into confident, effective, respected business leaders prepared to face the toughest challenges.

At Booth we are proud to claim:

  • an unmatched faculty
  • degree and open enrollment programs offered on three continents
  • a global body of nearly 47,000 accomplished alumni
  • strong and growing corporate relationships that provide a wealth of lifelong career opportunities.

As part of the world-renowned University of Chicago, the university’s core values shape our distinctive intellectual culture. At Chicago Booth, six of their faculty members have won Nobel Prizes for these ideas - the first business school to achieve this accomplishment.

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

                         Bachelor of Science, Advertising and Marketing

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