Jim Shubert served in the United States Army from 1968 to 1970 and the United States Army Reserves from 1972 to 1974. He graduated from University City High School in St. Louis and proceeded to earn his Bachelor’s degrees in economics and secondary education from University of Missouri Columbia. His post-graduate studies include an MBA from Olin School, a Master of Social Work and ACSW accreditation. Shubert is a private investor, banker and a venture capitalist. He was an original investor in three corporations that went public or were sold to Fortune 100 corporations. In 1980, Jim co-founded Shubert Design Furniture with his wife Linda. Today, he is the owner/partner of several business ventures and serves as board member for multiple organizations in addition to the Gary Sinise Foundation since June 2014.