Jim Calpin serves as President of Paramount Sports Services. As President, Calpin is involved in all phases of company operations; including servicing clients, franchise investment and consulting opportunities. Calpin's far-reaching background includes years of experience at the USHL, ECHL and other minor league levels of sports, emphasizing solid business practices, creating a fun environment and focusing on customer service. Calpin has many years of successful experience in sports franchise management, has served on the USHL expansion committee as well as serving as an Alternate Governor and performed vast demographic research as it relates to attendance. Calpin also has experience in acquisition due diligence, cash flow model development, economic/fiscal impact analysis, identification of public and private financing, lease evaluation/comparison, market feasibility evaluation, operations reviews, project budgeting, public and corporate finance, site evaluation/selection and strategic planning.
He attained his Masters of Business Administration from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and worked in the banking industry before transferring to the sports sector.