Los Angeles, California, USA
Jim joined RSH with almost 30 years of experience in site selection, incentives negotiation, tax credit analysis, and compliance. Formerly the Western Region Practice Leader for both KPMG and Arthur Anderson, Renzas is a nationally-known and respected expert in the area of corporate site selection and incentives negotiations. Mr. Renzas was one of four experts selected by the United States Senate Finance Committee to testify on the use of incentives related to the Cuno v. Ohio case in 2006.
Jim has assisted hundreds of clients including The Home Depot, Lowe’s, Best Buy, FedEx Ground, Bank of America, and General Electric Finance. He has experience in a broad range of industries, including financial services, manufacturing, distribution, food processing, bio-fuels, photovoltaic energy, and development. He recently provided expert testimony to the California Public Utilities Commission that resulted in the Enhanced Economic Development Rate Schedule for new and expanding manufacturers in high unemployment areas. Jim is a member of the Site Selectors Guild and past Chairman of the Site Selectors Guild Advisory Forum Committee.