Jim Stringfellow is a retired Captain in the United States Air Force and holds a BSBA in marketing from the University of Florida. A successful business owner for nearly 36 years, Mr. Stringfellow has been actively involved in community service for more than 5 decades, including serving as the Chair of numerous organizations including the City of Gainesville Airport Advisory Board, the Alachua General Hospital Board, the Gainesville Regional Airport Authority, the City of Gainesville Downtown Redevelopment Board, the City of Gainesville Beautification Board, the “Success by Six” Project and the CHOICES Healthcare Advisory Board. He has also served on the MTPO Citizens Advisory Board, the Healthy Families Advisory Board, the United Way of North Central Florida Board, and the Alachua County Children’s Alliance. Mr. Stringfellow is also a longtime and current member of the Gainesville Chamber of Commerce.
Jim Stringfellow has been recognized with notable civic awards, including the Rotary/Volunteer Center "Health Volunteer of the Year" award and the National Family Week Children’s Advocacy Award.