Jim Walczak is a former writer for ThoughtCo and contributed work for over seven years. He has been a Jeep and off-roading enthusiast for over 15 years. His current pride and joy is his '04 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited TJ. Jim is a member of the BlueRibbon Coalition, an advocacy group that promotes motorized access to public lands and waterways. In his free time, Jim can often be found venturing off-road along the backcountry roads of Tennessee, always choosing to follow the route less taken.
Jim is the owner of Squeaky Wheel Marketing, where he does marketing and public relations and is responsible for new sponsor development for Hoosier Thunder Motorsports, a multi-car drag racing team on the NHRA and IHRA racing circuit.
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