James Deters


James R. Deters


Jim Deters teaches Strategic Thinking, Financial Management and Strategic Management at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.

For twenty years, Jim held senior positions, including Senior Vice President and CFO, at Borg-Warner Corp. Prior to that, Jim served in executive roles at Material Sciences Corp., Procter & Gamble, and Boise Cascade. He has been associated with Lake Forest since 1980, and has also conducted many corporate financial seminars for non-finance executives. He was the first Executive in Residence at Purdue University.

Business Leader Faculty® Since 1988

Professional Experience


JR Enterprises

Senior Vice President and CFO

Borg-Warner Corp.


The Ohio State University

Master in Business Administration

The Ohio State University

Bachelor of Science