James H. Bolin

James H. Bolin
Northern Arizona University


’73 BSBA, Northern Arizona University

Years of service



Jim retired as President of Rural/Metro Corporation after an 18-year career with the company.  During his tenure there he completed 60 corporate acquisitions, creating the second-largest ambulance service company in the United States and taking the company public in 1993.  He was inaugurated into The W. A. Franke College of Business Hall of Fame in 2003 and was Chair of the Desert Southwest Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Board of Directors.  He and his wife Sandy live in Phoenix, and both of their children are NAU graduates.