Grand Blanc, Michigan
Drury Class of 1961
Year of Election as Trustee: 1982-1990; 2018-
Jim Spangler is the CEO and President of Helping Hand Home Health Company based in Grand Blanc, Michigan. For the past 30 years, his creativity, drive and leadership has expanded his company’s reach to offices throughout Michigan.
Jim is a past board member of the Michigan Humane Society, The Detroit Institute for Children and The Flint Institute of Music. He acted as Chairman of the Flint Symphony Orchestra and, in 2018, he was awarded the Mrs. Dallas J. Dort Award for years of outstanding achievement. Jim previously served on Drury’s Board of Trustees from 1982 – 1990.
Jim received his Bachelor of Arts in business administration from Drury in 1961. He lives in Grand Blanc, Michigan with his wife, fellow Drury graduate Patricia L. Spangler ’61. They have two grown children.
Jim enjoys spending time at his White Fences Farm in Metamora, Michigan where, as an avid horseman, he was past Master of the Metamora Hunt Foxhounds for many years. He is also a carriage driving enthusiast.