A leader who is

Prepared. Determined. Dedicated.

A lifelong Nebraskan.

Jim is a lifelong resident of Platte County who shares our values
and understands the importance of preserving and strengthening
our quality of life.

A family man.

Jim is a proud husband to wife Suzanne and father
of four. A pro-life leader, Jim and Suzanne
are members of St. Isidore’s Catholic Church.

A proud alumni of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Jim playing for UNL

Jim was a three-year letterman for the
UNL football team who has served on
the University’s College of Business
Administration Advisory Board and the
UNL President’s Advisory Board.

A family business owner and veterinarian.

Jim is a veterinarian and owner
of Pillen Family Farms,
a Columbus family business.

An active community leader.

Jim has been and continues to be a leader of many local organizations
including the Board of Directors for Coach Tom Osborne's TeamMates
Mentoring Program Board.  He has also served as the Chairman of the
Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce, and is currently serving as the Board Chairman of Columbus Community Hospital.