Jim Skilton has been climbing water towers for over 40 years and has been Southern Corrosion’s President since 1989. His dad Harry started Southern Corrosion, and his brother Rich works alongside him on projects. He is a certified NACE Level 1 coatings inspector and earned the designation of Protective Coatings Specialist from the Society for Protective Coatings (SSPC). Jim earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Delaware, and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Campbell University. As part of his work, Jim teaches Engineered Tank Care™ seminars and continuing education classes.