Jim Clossick
About Jim Clossick

Jim Clossick, vice president of quality assurance and regulatory affairs for an international medical device firm, earned a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering in 1985. He ran cross country for four seasons from 1981 through 1984 and was a member of the Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society. Clossick has built upon the technical foundation of his mechanical engineering degree to earn Six Sigma Black Belt certification, Quality Function Deployment facilitator, Design of Experiments instructor, Kepner Tregoe Decision-Making and Problem-Solving facilitator, re-engineering leader, certified quality engineer, and graduate-level statistics and biomaterials course work.

He has over 35 years of medical device experience and holds two U.S. patents. Outside of his professional career, Clossick is a high school science team mentor, a United Way volunteer, a builder of wooden boats and bamboo bikes, a classic car restorer, and an endurance athlete. His competitions include Ironman triathlon competitor – top 5% finisher; MR 340-mile kayak race finisher; Dirty Kanza 200-mile Gravel Bike Race finisher; Titan Challenge 300-mile Road BikeRace finisher; and marathon runner.

Jim lives in Miami, Florida, with his wife, Betty, and daughter, Gabriela.