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Jim Nortz

Jim Nortz

Built on Ethics Advisory Services
Compliance & Ethics Consultant and Educator
Fairport, NY, USA

Jim Nortz is a nationally recognized expert and thought leader in the field of business ethics and compliance with two decades of experience in assisting complex organizations effectively manage their legal, operational and ethical risks. Prior to joining the Institute for Priority Thinking in October 2013, as its Executive Vice President, Compliance and Ethics Solutions, Jim served as a compliance officer for four multinational corporations where he was responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of robust business ethics and compliance programs for each of these global enterprises.

Mr. Nortz is a frequent guest lecturer at the University of Rochester’s Simon School of Business, RIT’s Saunders School of Business, St. John Fisher College and Nazareth College and has published numerous professional articles on compliance, ethics and corporate governance issues. Jim writes the monthly business ethics columns for the Association of Corporate Counsel Docket and the Rochester Business Journal. Jim has also published articles in Ethikos, the Ethics and Compliance Officer Association News Letter and was the first featured author on Corporate Compliance Insights – a Website specifically designed to provide a forum for knowledge exchange between compliance experts on important and timely topics in the areas of ethics, compliance, risk and governance.

Jim served on the Board of Directors for the Ethics and Compliance Officers Association (“ECOA”) for eight years and was the lead facilitator of Nazareth College’s 2010 Interdisciplinary Institute for Professional Ethics dialogues with academic and business professionals regarding the root causes of weak ethical cultures in corporations. Jim is currently on the Board of the Rochester Area Business Ethics Foundation. If you have any questions about his presentation or article, you may contact him at 585-260-8960 or by email at jimnortz@gmail.com.


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