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Jim Schafer, Managing Partner

Jim Schafer started his career with Nenni in 2009 and has been leading a team focused on our Energy Finance and Renewable Energy business units. As Managing Partner, Jim focuses on new marketing initiatives, effectively expanding the Nenni brand. Additionally, he utilizes his 10+ years of sales experience to implement internal sales training best practices. Jim remains responsible for leading his team and serving core clients.

Jim holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Northern Illinois University. He participates actively in multiple industry conferences, including LightFair, NAESCO, and Energy Services Coalition. He is a devoted father and husband who enjoys spending time with his family and is constantly focused on becoming the best version of himself.



“I wanted to contact you to give you an enthusiastic review of my experience working with Jim Schafer to secure my current position. Jim approached me with an unsolicited recruitment request and I have nothing but praise for his professionalism and overall performance. His advocacy on my behalf and his insights into the prospective employer resulted in an extremely effective interview process and a very satisfactory outcome, both in terms of placement and compensation.”

Jose R., Corporate Manager