About Me

Customer-focused and results-driven business development executive with over 25 years of experience across a myriad of industry verticals.

"Jimmy Higginbotham has been an outstanding partner for the Newton County Schools. He represented his product well and with integrity." - Gary Shattuck/Director of Technology

"Jimmy is a great "idea guy", with a keen marketing mind, a voracious sales mentality." - Brian Ramos/Chief Marketing Officer

Work History

Work History
2014 - 2015

Business Development Representative

Clear Touch Interactive

Established and cultivated key relationships with educational institutions and corporate clientele nationwide for a start-up technology firm. Championed the latest innovations in interactive technology. Discovered and on-boarded numerous business partners nationwide. Managed reseller channel, strategic partnerships and direct sales for enterprise accounts. Listened to the needs of customers and provided customized solutions to meet their specific requirements. Planned and executed all aspects of national and regional tradeshows and events. Top producer, responsible for 40% of sales revenue.

2013 - 2014

Area Sales Manager

Encore Technology Group

Uncovered new business opportunities and forged key relationships with public and private educational institutions in the K-12 sector throughout the Southeast. Worked with individual schools and districts to identify pain points and delivered customized solutions which met individual specifications. Represented product lines at various education technology tradeshows and events. 

2012 - 2013

Area Sales Manager


Developed and fostered a network of relationships with government, B2B and educational institutions across the Southeast. Recruited and managed the Southeast channel partners and drove direct sales revenue for enterprise accounts. Showcased solution sets at regional tradeshows and events.

2008 - 2012

Sales Consultant

Logical Choice Technologies

Forged and maintained key client relationships with public and private institutions in the K-20 education space. Collaborated with internal departments and outside manufacturing firm to present competitive proposals and close new business. Consistently converted leads into sales, which resulted in placing products and services into 39 new schools districts and six institutions of higher learning. Top 10 producer year-over-year. 



Bachelors of Arts Degree

University of South Carolina - Columbia

Major: Journalism  / Minors: History and Marketing