Jim Sporleder graduated from SIU with a degree in agriculture education. Post-graduation, Jim worked in the education and training industries. In 2001, Jim entered the insurance business.
Jim holds licenses in Property, Casualty, Life, and Health Insurance, but focuses small businesses. Small business insurance needs include liability, property, auto, disability, workman's compensation, retirement, and life insurance. Jim also writes group and individual health insurance policies along with medicare supplements.
Jim lives in Effingham, Illinois with his wife Paula and three sons Ben, Alex and Jonah. Jim is also the Pastor of Hillside Church of Faith, a non-denominational church in rural Effingham. In his spare time, Jim and his father farm 600 acres in Effingham county. He and his family enjoy fishing, camping, gardening, traveling, and reading.