Jim Benson

Chief Executive Officer
Jim has a business degree from Indiana University (IU) and engineered all technology solutions in a K-12 school district for six years prior to creating Five-Star in 2005. It is his sincere passion for making a difference that has guided the success of the company around K-12 education.
What is one device you could not live without?
Cell phone, I had to do without for two days and it felt like two years!
What is your all time favorite book?
Good to Great - Five-Star is built around solid leadership, discipline, simplicity, and I would argue transparency.
What is your proudest professional moment since you came to work at Five-Star?
Too many to list! I am most proud of our team, their commitment to quality, and ability to create unique solutions for real world problems!

Jim Benson