During his career Jim has served on numerous not-for-profit boards at the local, national, and international levels and chaired several of them. Much of his international involvement has been through Goodwill Industries, and for the past decade he has helped start new Goodwill organizations in South Korea.
At the local level, Jim is a member of the Board of Visitors of the Indiana University Kelley School of Business - Indianapolis, and the Board of Governors of the Economic Club of Indiana.
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Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana has long participated in a program now known as AbilityOne, which uses federal procurement as a means of providing jobs for people with significant disabilities. The need is enormous. In fact, the Bureau of Labor … Continue reading
In 2010, we designed and launched a high school for older youth and adults who had dropped out of school. We did this in response to a request by the Mayor of Indianapolis to see if we could find a … Continue reading
As I am writing this, Indianapolis – my home for nearly 40 years – is still basking in the overwhelming success of hosting Super Bowl XLVI. Those who led the multi-year effort did a magnificent job planning and executing a … Continue reading
In high school and college physics, I became well acquainted with Sir Isaac Newton’s Laws of Motion. After nearly four decades as a CEO, I’ve concluded that the concepts underlying at least two of those three laws apply to organizations … Continue reading
During the last five years Goodwill in central Indiana has experienced growth that has been far greater than I would have believed possible. From 2005 – 2010, a period that included the most severe recession since the 1930s, we added … Continue reading