Jim Wehrs

Jim Wehrs | Managing Consultant

Jim has more than 35 years of experience guiding companies in both business-to-business and business-to-consumer markets. He has been involved with mergers and acquisition transactions both domestically and abroad. Leading new product development and product launches for most of his career, Jim brings a hands-on experience to the process, as well as proven performance. Prior to his role at OMEP, Jim served as president to Lone Wolf Knives, Inc., was director of mergers and acquisitions for Fiskars Consumer Products, and president of Gerber Legendary Blades.

Past Relevant Experience

  • Lone Wolf Knives, Inc. – President
  • Fiskars Consumer Products, Inc., – Director of Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Gerber Legendary Blades—President
  • Strippit Houdaille Inc. – Vice President of Operations
  • Di-Acro Industries – Manufacturing Engineering Manager
  • Giddings & Lewis, Inc. – Design Engineer


  • MBA – University of Minnesota
  • B.S., Manufacturing Management & New product Development
  • University of Wisconsin – Stout