Jim “Buddha” Potts – Over $2,500 available


These trainings are available to veterans. To apply, fill out the Troops To Trades Veteran Training application.


Jim was a highly-decorated veteran – serving two tours in Vietnam, receiving numerous medals of honor including a purple heart. During his second tour, Jim was shot down and captured as a POW, soon escaping and freeing his comrades. Jim later devoted his life to the betterment of contractors, teaching them sound financial advice and business acumen. He was an early supporter of Nexstar and was able to deliver a common-sense approach to understanding the financials of plumbing and heating companies. He was a man of great intellect and compassion and assisted many Nexstar members in becoming stronger business leaders.