Economic Outreach Director
Recently retired, Jim Gilmartin was the founding president of Illinois-based Coming of Age. Established in 1991, the full service traditional and digital marketing and training firm specializing in helping clients to increase market share and profit in Baby Boomer and older customer markets.
Serving as Vice President, Business Development for Chicago’s Swedish Covenant Hospital with revenues of $100 million, Jim also served as President of the hospital’s management services company responsible for business development strategy development, marketing, and educational programming.
Serving as President and CEO of two subsidiary healthcare companies of the Illinois based Lutheran General Health Care System with a total budget of $85 million, Jim also served as Senior Vice President of the Lutheran General Health Care Services Corporation responsible for system’s programs and services for the aging populations.
In New York City, after 20 years of service, Jim retired from the NYPD as a Lieutenant, and served as the Director of Management Planning for the city’s 18 public hospital system, the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation.
Jim earned his B.S. and master’s degree from the City University of New York.