“I appreciate small business and believe in the opportunity provided by the merit shop philosophy,” Abbott said. Today he is a Vice President and Financial Advisor for Claro Advisors, LLC, where he both advises individuals and provides retirement programs for businesses (401k, Profit Sharing, Simple & SEP IRA).
Jim and his wife of 15 years reside in Reading, MA where they are raising their two sons. A former professional athlete, he continues to maintain his life-long passion for hockey. Previously, Jim played NCAA hockey for the University of New Hampshire, where he earned a degree in Business Administration and continues to support the friends of UNH hockey Alumni board. He currently coaches each of his sons’ youth hockey teams and remains active volunteering for local efforts.
Although the field Jim works in has changed since his days on the ABC staff, his clients and core values have not. Today he combines the merit shop philosophy with financial expertise to help A/E/C professionals achieve their personal and professional financial goals.
Jim can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.