- Associate Vice President and Dean, Skinner School of Business & Technology
- Business Administration
- B.S., Trevecca Nazarene University
- J.D., University of Tennessee
- MBA, Middle Tennessee State University
A business graduate of Trevecca, Jim holds a law degree from the University of Tennessee and an MBA in finance from Middle Tennessee State University. Prior to his work at Trevecca, he practiced law in Nashville.
Jim has had extensive involvement with Middle Tennessee charitable and nonprofit organizations. He served on the board and as treasurer for both East Nashville Cooperative Ministries and Christian Counseling Services. He recently completed a two-year term as board chair of the Nashville Rescue Mission. He is currently chair of the finance committee at Grace Church of the Nazarene and serves on the board. Hiatt is a member of the advisory board for the Center for Emerging Technologies and recently served a year on the board of the Nashville Health Care Council. He is also affiliated with The Tennessee American Chinese Chamber of Commerce, Living Sent Ministries and The Tennessee Immigrant and Minority Business Group.