Jimmy Bemis, Co-Founder, The Basketball Social House
This entrepreneur has developed an innovative, 21,000 sq. ft. venue with courts, private suites, digital games, gourmet kitchen, full bar, and an upscale lounge.
Jimmy Bemis is the co-founder of The Basketball Social House in Centennial, Colorado. The 21,000 sq. ft. venue has a variety of basketball courts, private suites, digital games, gourmet kitchen, a full bar, and an upscale lounge. The first of its kind, the facility is dedicated to bringing families and friends together to enjoy the game of basketball through unique and innovative experiences.
Bemis graduated from Chatfield Senior High where he lettered in basketball, cross country, and track. He has over twenty years of experience in accounting, finance, and technology. He has worked for large firms such as Invesco, Oppenheimer, CH2MHill, and Brown Brothers Harriman where he oversaw various critical business aspects including but not limited to complex quantitative analysis, data, digital, SEC/Board reporting, and operational functions.
He has a proven track record of blending innovation and operational efficiency to create business success and most recently heading the financial and operational areas for a private equity firm that invests in, and operates restaurant, entertainment, and hospitality businesses. His focus during this time has been to turnaround under-performing business concepts, establish and implement a franchising model, and create various viable and profitable exit strategies.
He holds a BS in Finance and an MBA from the University of Colorado at Denver, an MS in Accounting from Regis University, and has completed his Doctorate in Accounting program (all but dissertation) at Liberty University.