James M. (Jim) HubbardHubbard Systems, Inc.
...James M. Hubbard Chairman and President Jim Hubbard established Jim Hubbard & Associates, in 1983.
Prior to that time he
had been a partner in the CPA firm of Snow
, Stewart, Hubbard and Cade
.While at the accounting firm he
was instrumental in the development of a debt collections software package for a law firm client.Realizing the potential of the system for other law firms specializing in debt collections, Mr. Hubbard
acquired the rights to the software and founded Jim Hubbard & Associates
with the collection software as the firm's mainstay offering. Before joining Snow, Stewart, Hubbard and Cade, Mr. Hubbard was with Ernst & Young and worked with the Fortune 500 firm, Motion Industries, Inc.Motion Industries
, now a subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company, is the world's largest industrial distributor of bearings and power transmission components.While there Mr. Hubbard held several senior positions including treasurer.
In 2000 Mr. Hubbard
was recognized by the Birmingham Chamber of Commerce
as the "Small Business Person of the Year."This award acknowledges its recipient's contributions to the Birmingham region and economy.It is presented annually to the small business leader whose firm exhibits such characteristics as strength, growth, positive response to adversity, increased sales volume, contributions to the community, promotion of Birmingham, financial stability and future plans. Mr. Hubbard
is involved in a number of community and charitable organizations.Under his
direction the firm is a corporate sponsor of the Children's Hospital
of Alabama Festival of Trees and the American Liver Foundation
.Mr. Hubbard serves on the board of directors of the Alabama Chapter of the American Liver Foundation. Mr. Hubbard holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Alabama.He is a Certified Public Accountant.