Who he is: Jim Wells grew up in Lake Park and got his college degree in aeronautical engineering from the University of Florida. “I wanted to fly for the Navy, but that plan changed when I failed the vision test,” he said. “I realigned my plans and focused on engineering. If you don’t move forward, you don’t go anywhere.”
He returned to his Palm Beach County roots and took a job with FPL, where he worked for 16 years, working through Hurricane Andrew and the storms of 2004-05 here in Palm Beach County.
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