James B. Balkonis, Vice President
Jim Balkonis is Vice President of Crossroads Mobile Maintenance (CRMM). Joining the CRMM team in 2016 with over 20 years of experience in heavy equipment parts and service leadership. Jim is focused on CRMM operating on the core principles of Safety, Integrity, Passion and Intelligence with one aligned goal to become the customer’s first call in time of need.
Prior to joining CRMM, Jim was District Fleet Sales Manager for Volvo Trucks North America, responsible for developing customer and dealer relationships. In mid-2000, he was employed by Navistar and held various positions within aftermarket support and product development over his 10 plus years of service.
Jim is currently an active member on the Ferris State University Curriculum Advisory Board and a Member of the Truck Maintenance Counsel. In these roles, he demonstrates his passion for educational reform and learning while supporting the organization with guidance for appropriate career paths for students.
Jim earned his Associates in Heavy Equipment Technology and Bachelors of Science in Heavy Equipment Management from Ferris State University. He is currently working on a Masters of Business Administration.
In his spare time, Jim enjoys spending time with his family and dog. He is also an avid hockey player and fisherman.