"Plans fail for lack of counsel, but with many advisers they succeed" – Proverbs 15:22


Jim is a seasoned business executive with 30+ years of experience in Sales, Marketing, Operations, Leadership Development and Strategy.  He has helped numerous companies address revenue growth challenges in emerging, SMB and enterprise B-to-B entities in the technology arena. He has significant experience creating a culture of sales success in each position.  Jim has worked in senior leadership roles – sales, marketing, business development and operations – for companies ranging from $3M to $3B and currently owns his own sales/marketing and leadership development consulting firm.  

During his career, Jim has felt a calling on his life for God to use him to lead and inspire men to live out their faith at work.  He has always tried to create a culture that embraces living out and sharing your faith in a corporate environment.  He views the Convene Chair role as a way to continue this work in collaboration with Christian CEOs and business owners across the Portland (OR) metro area.

Jim received his B.S. (Operations Research/Industrial Engineering) and MBA from Cornell University. 

He has been married to his beautiful wife, Linda for over 30 years.  He also has two married daughters.  He is active in men’s ministry and small groups with his church and has served on the boards of several non-profits in the Portland, OR area.  He is an avid runner, camper and crossword puzzler. 



Convene’s mission is to connect, equip, and inspire Christian CEOs and business owners to grow exceptional businesses, become higher-impact leaders and honor God. Through peer-to-peer and executive coaching insight. Growing toward increased personal and business impact. Leading to an ultimate Kingdom legacy.


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