James (Jim) Nemley, LPBC, CBP, CFLT, CEDP, CMA, CF, Chief Executive Officer
"If you always do what you always did, you'll always get what you always got."
Jim is into Attitude Adjustment. He feels that it is important to change the mind of the individual in order to affect different results, especially in the case of business owners. For more than 25 years Jim has put entrepreneurs and business owners on the right track to success. As Chief Coach of The Better Business Builders, he believes in motivating, training, educating and getting to those "reticular activators" that shape both behavior and action.
Prior to co-founding The Better Business Builders, Jim served as the Director of Small Business Consulting Services for a regional community development company on Long Island. In that capacity, Jim was responsible for providing business planning and training to new and established businesses on Long Island, New York. He focused on Succession Planning, Market Planning, Cash Flow Planning and Operations Planning. Jim was also responsible for maintaining their loan portfolio. Jim also served as the Commissioner of General Services for the Town of Babylon where he oversaw the planning and completion of two National Blue Ribbon Award winning Urban Renewal Projects.
Jim is a Professional Business Coach as well as a Certified Business Planning Trainer, a Certified Financial Literacy Trainer, Certified Marketing Administrator and Certified Facilitator for the Ewing Marion Kaufman Foundation’s FastTrac Programs. He is also a Certified Economic Development Professional. Jim served on the faculty of C.W. Post, Long Island University, as a business planning trainer and Co-Coordinator of Corporate Training. He also served on the business advisory board of the Katharine Gibbs School.
Jim is a radio program host for The Building Your Extraordinary Business Radio Show which can be heard on www.blogtalkradio.com/Jim-Nemley. He is also a contributor on Verizon’s Fios1’s Money & Main Street.
Jim is also an Ordained Minister and is married and has six children.
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Our mission is to improve the quality of life of residents and businesses in and around the Village of Hempstead, the Hub, and the Long Island region through community and economic development strategies that leverage resources for neighborhood improvement and sustainability.