Jim Henderson is a service-disabled veteran whose career has been dedicated to service. He is a recipient of President Obama's Lifetime Achievement Award as well as several military awards including the Distinguished Flying Cross and 16 Air Medals. He has served as a school board chair and as chair of the Chamber of Commerce in the county of his residence. He owns a tax preparation firm and is a financial industry professional with a major life insurance company and investment broker-dealer. He is accustomed to presenting community seminars on such topics as Estate Planning, College Tuition Funding, Social Security, Medicare, and Retirement.