Jim Binch joined Q-Tran in 2020, bringing a wealth of experience in many industries and a proven ability to help companies achieve ever greater success.
Jim enjoys working in an industry full of innovation, at a company with great people, outstanding products, an abundance of creativity, a willingness to try new technology, and a singular focus on making sure its customers’ lighting expectations are fully satisfied.
He is proud of successfully empowering employees to achieve greater personal and professional results, and tries to complete at least one important product or process improvement every day.
Jim obtained his undergraduate degree from Princeton University and his MBA from the Wharton School. Before joining Q-Tran, he served as the president of both LummusCrest, the engineering sector of Combustion Engineering; and Memry Corporation, where he also served as CEO. He was also the managing director and senior operating partner of mid-market private equity firm Lincolnshire Management, and interim CEO of three portfolio companies owned by Lincolnshire Management. He currently sits on six privately owned company boards of directors.
Outside of work, Jim enjoys sailing, golf, ice hockey, foreign travel, and exploration. This year he celebrates 50 years of marriage to an amazing woman, with whom he has two grown children and five wonderful grandchildren.