Building upon his extensive insurance career, Jim Pittman founded Insurance Consulting Services, Inc. (ICS), in 2000. For more than 40 years, Jim’s philosophy has been to educate his clients, helping them make informed decisions about their risk management issues.
Jim is one of a handful of Licensed Insurance Consultants in the State of Oregon. In 2009, Jim was honored with the prestigious Bud Horn award from the Oregon Association of Insurance and Financial Planners. This award is presented periodically to a professional who has shown dedicated commitment and has made a significant positive impact on the insurance community.
Jim has been a sought after speaker, both domestically and internationally, for lawyers, CPAs, financial planners, and other industry groups on the structure and proper use of life, disability, and long-term care policies.
Jim graduated from the University of Oregon and received his MS in Tax and Financial Services from The American College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. He is the past President of The Estate Planning Council of Portland, The Portland Chapter of CLU and ChFC, The OHSF Foundation Advisory Board, and he has served on the Planned Giving Committees of The Oregon Ballet Theatre and Loaves and Fishes.