Jim Joy
Jim Joy is a native Long Islander and a graduate of SUNY Farmingdale where he studied HVAC technologies. Jim is the Managing Member of Berkley and Gabriel Home Inspection Services, a Long Island based Home Inspection Service. Prior to launching Berkley and Gabriel, Jim had a successful career in franchising and restaurant operations. Most recently, as the CEO of Just Green Foods, Jim worked for an international private equity investor with a particular focus on emerging restaurant brands.
For the bulk of Jim’s professional life, he enjoyed a successful career at Burger King Corporation; a career journey from HVAC technologist to progressive positions in franchise leadership. Ultimately Jim held various executive positions leading franchise divisions in the mid-west and northeastern US.
While at Burger King, Jim was a two-term board member of The Have it Your Way Foundation, which focused their energy on education. He also played key fundraising roles with both The Jimmy Fund and The Valerie Fund, both of which are dedicated to pediatric cancer research and treatment. Jim was also a multi-term Mentor for The Woman’s Foodservice Leadership Forum, providing career mentorship while promoting the advancement of woman in the foodservice industry.
Jim is a member of the Long Island Chapter of The American Society of Home Inspectors, The Knights of Columbus and The Boom Business Network. He and his wife enjoy their empty-nest life on Long Island.