Jim Borgaard is a Recruitment Lead for LIFT Academy. Prior to joining LIFT Academy Jim had a 10-year career selling consumer insights. Realizing he had a strong passion for aviation, he made a career change and hasn't looked back since.
During this educational forum Jim will discuss the importance of engaging students of all ages to Aviation and Aviation-Related topics. Something he wishes he had the opportunity to experience at a younger age. With his new role as a Recruitment Lead at LIFT Academy, Jim and his team are passionate about bringing aviation into the classroom through career exploration days, classroom presentations, VR flight simulators, and LIFT Academy's Cadet Program allowing students to explore opportunities in the Aviation Industry upon graduation from high school.