James (Jim) Woods

B2B Instructor / Counselor

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About

Jim Woods is a retired business executive with over 40 year experience supplying to North American automotive manufacturers. Career included technical sales, business unit leadership and general management in a growth industry environment.

Served as a Deck Officer in the US Coast Guard during Vietnam with assignment as Weapons Officer aboard a high endurance ship.

As a certified SCORE Mentor for the past 10 years, he has served the needs of startups and entreprenuers in the Atlanta metro area. Business planning is often a key subject, including product selection, market analysis and planning, competitor analysis, financial projections and strategic planning.

In addition to SCORE mentoring, he has refocused efforts to horticulture and landscape design. Today he operates a design firm and operates as a contractor for residential and local commercial landscape activities.

jwoods@business.msstate.edu