A talented executive and entrepreneur, Jim Tsokanos comes from a long line of successful businessmen. He gained his first professional experience at the age of 13 while working at the firm founded by his grandfather, Joseph Cory Holdings. Since then, Jim Tsokanos has proven himself a leader in many fields, from digital marketing to healthcare. Over the course of his career, he has led transformations on behalf of governments and Fortune 500 companies. Mr. Tsokanos’ achievements include repositioning and recapitalizing a $200 million next-generation healthcare network, as well as acquiring and integrating all “below-the-line” business units in North and South America for the world’s third-largest advertising network.
Over the years, Jim Tsokanos has assumed a number of community leadership positions. He formerly sat on the boards of the Council of Public Relations Firms and the US Trade Association for PR Agencies, and he belonged to The Economic Club of New York. Mr. Tsokanos supported and lectured in the Department of Media, Culture, and Communications at the New York University Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. He is also a founding partner and board member of The Tour de Georgia, the premier cycling race in North America, and a member of BrainTrust, an organization comprised of several leading executives. PRWeek named him one of its 40 Under 40, and he has also received accolades from AdAge and The Holmes Report.
Currently, Jim Tsokanos is the chief executive officer of Nu Nexus, LLC, a consultancy that he founded in 2013. This firm leverages an extensive global network of experts to provide business and reputational solutions to governments and complex organizations. Past clients include the Republic of Cyprus and Ansell. Jim Tsokanos previously served as president of the Americas for the MSLGROUP brand of the Publicis Groupe and headed the transformation of Coordinated Health as its president. Coordinated Health remains one of the largest surgical specialty hospital networks in the nation.