Castro Valley, CA (PRWEB) September 11, 2007
Thorburn Associates (TA) promotes Jim Horn to Associate Principal in the Raleigh-Durham, NC office. He continues spearheading TA's business development efforts.
Lisa Thorburn, President of Thorburn Associates says, "Jim is passionate about his work and is committed to making our clients happy. He has a special gift of talking with and relating to people, which is invaluable in this business. He is a key part of our staff and has definitely earned the title of Associate Principal."
In his past position as Senior Consultant, Mr. Horn was instrumental in positioning TA as a premier provider of acoustical and technology system design solutions.
Mr. Horn brings thirty-seven years of experience in system design to the museum, planetarium and large format cinema industries, the last nine of which were with Thorburn Associates. His professional achievements include developing the first internationally successful automation system for the Zeiss Model VI Planetarium projector and all peripheral control equipment.
Mr. Horn has published many articles and is often asked to lecture at conferences and industry events. Highlights of some of his projects include: Morehead Planetarium, UNC Chapel Hill Visitor's Center in Chapel Hill, NC; Fernbank Science Center in Atlanta, GA; IMAX Theater, Challenger Learning Center in Tallahassee, FL; Coulter Recital Hall Renovation at Western Carolina University in Charlotte, NC. Jim holds degrees in Electrical Engineering Technology and Business Administration from Durham Community College and certification in University Management Development from the Graduate School of Business at UNC Chapel Hill.
"I am extremely grateful to Steve and Lisa for thinking enough of my capabilities to promote me to such a distinguished position," Horn said. "I look forward to the wonderful challenges and opportunities it presents."
Thorburn Associates is a professional service firm providing acoustical consulting and technology system engineering for the commercial, corporate, leisure, residential and retail industries. For more information please visit http://www.TA-Inc.com.
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