Jim Salmon

Jim Salmon

About Jim Salmon

Jim joined Navy Federal in July of 2003 and was tasked with overseeing the development of its business services program. Prior to joining Navy Federal, Jim worked for such companies as IBM, AOL, and Freddie Mac in various analyst and managerial positions in finance and planning. He was a volunteer Treasurer for a $170 million community credit union in Northern Virginia for more than 13 years where he developed his understanding and passion for the credit union movement. He attended the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana, under a Naval R.O.T.C. scholarship where he received his undergraduate degree and commission. After serving in the Navy, he attended The Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois, where he received his M.B.A. with concentrations in finance, accounting, and statistics.

Small Business Owners: What You Need To Know About Chip Cards

Our business expert Jim Salmon, Vice President of Business Services, answers your questions on the EMV chip cards and the upcoming liability shift. There’s a lot of talk about chip cards and the liability shift [...]

By | July 7th, 2015|Better Your Business|

Navy Federal Celebrates National Small Business Week, May 4-8

National Small Business Week (NSBW) started in 1963, but we’ve been supporting America’s entrepreneurs since 1933. While our dedicated Business Services department officially formed in 2004, we’ve been offering loans, credit cards, financial advice and [...]

By | April 2nd, 2015|Better Your Business|

Business Member Spotlight: Kreative Marketing

At Navy Federal Business Services, the most important piece of advice we give our start-up members is to find a niche in the marketplace, and then fill it. Once a strong niche business is developed, [...]

By | February 17th, 2015|Better Your Business|

Business Member Spotlight: Another Broken Egg

“We love it. It is fun—challenging, but fun. Certainly things about it are frightening. It is a big gamble because after all, it is our life savings. But we believed in it and took the plunge…” How [...]

By | December 22nd, 2014|Better Your Business|

Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Spotlight: Jackie Grzebin, West Comes East, Inc.

At Navy Federal we’re excited to celebrate our members. So naturally on Women's Entrepreneurship Day (WED), we’re pleased to spotlight one of our own female business owners, Jackie Grzebin. This proud mom and former mortgage [...]

By | November 19th, 2014|Better Your Business|

Executive Answers: How Small Business Owners Can Prepare for Apple Pay™

Our business expert Jim Salmon, vice president of Business Services, answers your questions on the latest industry news. Apple Pay™, the new mobile payments service from Apple®, promises to change the face of [...]

By | September 19th, 2014|Better Your Business|

Business Member Spotlight: K.D. Jones & Sons Trucking

Navy Federal business members are like family. This couldn’t be a truer statement for Keith Jones, whose wife and Navy Federal employee, Tarsha introduced him to the credit union and eventually Business Services. Through Navy [...]

By | August 25th, 2014|Better Your Business|

Missed the Small Business Q&A? Here’s the Recap

As part of our celebration for National Small Business Week, our Supervisor of Business Services, Susan Compton, and myself took to social media to answer your questions about everything Business. We were very impressed with [...]

By | May 23rd, 2014|Better Your Business|

Business Services Spotlight: Innisfree Hotels

Wrapping up our National Small Business Week celebration here at Navy Federal is a spotlight on renowned entrepreneur and Navy Federal Business Services member Julian MacQueen, CEO and Founder of Innisfree Hotels. Julian’s hospitality career [...]

By | May 16th, 2014|Better Your Business|

Business Services Spotlight: Baumbach’s Pit Bar-B-Que & Grill

Navy Federal Business Services member Tom Baumbach’s passion for barbeque started long before food trucks became mainstream in the marketplace. In fact, Tom’s inspiration to start his own small business came from local barbeque joints [...]

By | May 15th, 2014|Better Your Business|