Meet the Executive Leadership Team Guiding Our Strategy and Mission

Jim McMann

Vice President of Operations


What keeps you committed to Questar and passionate about the work you get to do here?

“It is all about the people. The great people I work with that are so committed to providing needed and high quality assessment services and products to our nation’s teachers, students, and parents.”

As a child, what was your favorite book?

World Book Encyclopedia, because every page was something new to learn about.”

More about Jim…

With over 20 years of experience in the state summative educational assessment market, Jim McMann provides direction to our team members in process flow, procedures, training, and quality for pencil/paper materials production and fulfillment, shipping and receiving, warehousing and materials processing, and scanning.

Prior to assuming the role of vice president of operations, Jim held a variety of operations positions within Questar Assessment and developed IT business requirements for the company. Previously, he worked in project management at Advanced Systems in Measurement and Evaluation (now Measured Progress) and at Data Recognition Corporation as a project manager for contracts in the states of Kentucky, Arkansas, North Carolina, and Alabama. Jim is also a retired lieutenant colonel from the US Air Force/MN Air National Guard where he held various leadership positions in aviation and intelligence units during both peacetime and conflict.

Jim holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from the University of Minnesota–Duluth and a Master of Aeronautical Science–Operations Management from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida.