President & CEO
Jim Hackbarth is president and CEO of Assurex Global. He has more than 30 years’ experience across a spectrum of companies and industries. He began his career at IBM as a sales representative and progressed to hold senior management positions with Price Waterhouse, Policy Management Systems and Agency Management Systems (AMS). Prior to joining Assurex Global in 2003, Jim was founder and CEO of Cornerstone Partners, Inc., a Columbus, Ohio-based consulting firm handling executive recruiting, venture capital activities, and acquisition due diligence. He is a native of Columbus, Ohio and with his business career has lived in Atlanta, Boston and Chicago before relocating back to Columbus in 1992. Jim holds an MBA in finance and a BSBA in insurance from The Ohio State University. Jim and his wife Susan reside in Columbus, Ohio where they enjoyed raising their four children.