Jim Baum


Jim Baum is an accomplished architecture, engineering and consulting industry CFO with more than 25 years of experience with several small to mid-sized engineering and consulting firms. He understands how to help organizations develop solutions to improve financial performance.

Prior to joining Gafcon, Jim was with LSA Associates for 20 years, the last 15 years as CFO. He has also held management positions for companies such as Berloger Geotechnical, Alton Geoscience, Unocal Corporation and Avco Financial Services. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting from California State University, Long Beach.

In his spare time, Jim enjoys going to antique fairs with his wife and hanging out with his kids and grandkids as much as possible. Jim has been a member of several CFO Roundtables and enjoys sharing his knowledge with other financial professionals in the A/E/C industry.