Jim Spatz serves as the Chair and CEO of Southwest Properties Limited. He is a dedicated business leader and philanthropist and spent 13 years as a medical doctor. Dr. Spatz has been a Director of Halifax Port Authority since May 2016. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee and Blue Line Innovations Inc. He is also a member of the Parker Street Food and Furniture Bank Advisory Board and serves as a Life Director of Neptune Theatre. He was on the Board of Governors for Dalhousie University from 2001 to 2015, serving as Chair from 2008 to 2014.