Jim McClure is happily retired in New Mexico, where he enjoys bicycling and classical music performances. He started his professional career as a newspaper reporter and was a corporate public relations manager, independent consultant and Navy Reserve officer. Jim co-founded the NSA’s first chapter in Chicago and has served on the board of directors and advisory board. He was inducted into the NSA’s Hall of Fame in 2007. Jim currently serves as a public member of ASHA’s Council for Clinical Certification.