Jim Hogsett is one of America's foremost authorities on the Christian work ethic. His own work experience began as a disc jockey at the young age of 12 and continued through college. After earning his Bachelor's Degree in business and marketing at East Carolina University, he entered the education field and was recognized as one of the top ten educators in North Carolina. He was also a finalist for the Terry Sanford Award for innovative contributions to educating young people.
During most of his career, he has served as a Human Resources Development Manager in many different work environments including industrial plants, customer service, and transportation. After completing graduate studies at N. C. State University and North Carolina A&T State University, he earned his Master's Degree in industrial education in 1993 with honors. In 2004, he was presented the Pacesetter Award in recognition of his consistent demonstration of compassionate professional care to the elderly in his ministry at Blakey Hall in Elon, North Carolina, an assisted living facility.
Jim met Jesus Christ as his Savior while in high school and over the years has served as a Sunday school teacher and lay minister for his church. The unique background and versatile work experience of this ambassador for Jesus Christ enables him to serve others in a unique way as he promotes the Christian work ethic through churches and work organizations across America.