M. James W. Smith, BA, MBA, Professor
December 13, 2012

phone: 705-728-1968 x 6156
e-mail: jim.smith@georgiancollege.ca

Jim graduated from Queen’s University with a BA and an MBA. He joined the Automotive Business School of Canada (ABSC) at Georgian College as a full-time professor in December 2007. Jim came to Georgian from a 25 year career in the automotive industry and is proud to bring his extensive industry experience and passion into the classroom. Highlights of that experience included ownership of a Chrysler Jeep/Eagle dealership, Canadian Regional Manager of Suzuki Canada Inc., National Sales Manager of Hyundai Canada Ltd., and Director of Sales for Kia Canada Inc. Jim also served on the Board of Directors of Kia Canada Inc. and was a director in the Association of Import Automobile Manufacturers of Canada (AIAMC).