Jim  Pounds
Director of Operations
Beeson Divinity School
 Divinity Hall

Jim Pounds joined the Beeson Divinity School staff in 2000 and assumed the position of director of operations in 2013. In this role, he provides oversight for Beeson's budgeting, facilities, fundraising, and alumni relations.  Additionally, Jim coordinates Beeson Divinity School’s continuing education opportunities which include: conferences, lecture series, special events, and the Lay Academy of Theology. As an ordained minister, he maintains an active preaching and teaching ministry. Before joining the staff, Jim worked in the insurance industry for 14 years. He and his wife, Debra, have two children.


  • MDiv, Beeson Divinity School
  • BS, Auburn University