Jim Pastorick is President of UXO Pro, Inc., in Alexandria, Virginia. UXO Pro provides technical support to state regulators and other non-Department of Defense organizations on munitions and explosives of concern/unexploded ordnance (MEC/UXO) project planning, management, and quality assurance. Jim is a former Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) officer. Since leaving the Navy, he has worked as the Senior UXO Project Manager for UXB International, Inc. and IT Corporation prior to starting his company in 1999.
Jim has served on committees of the National Research Council Board on Army Science and Technology. He is a member of the ITRC UXO team and an instructor on the team's ITRC Internet-based training courses. Before attending college, he served as a Navy enlisted man in the SEABEES. He worked as a photographer for The Columbia Record prior to reentering the Navy as a diver and EOD officer. Jim earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina in 1980 and graduated from the U.S. Naval School of EOD in Indian Head, Maryland in 1986.