Jim McKelvey, VP Assessment Services
Jim spent more than 28 years in industry, 14 years in automotive and 14 years in special machine tools. He served in a variety of manufacturing, quality control, and human resource positions starting with Ford Motor Company. He was Director of Human Resources for Bendix Machine Tool Corporation, Director of Quality Improvement for The Cross Company, and Vice President of Materials for both The Cross Company and Giddings & Lewis.
Currently, he is secretary of the Board of Directors for St. Paul of the Cross Retreat and Conference Center in northwest Detroit and is on the leadership team for Bravehearts, a men’s organization in Lake Orion. He is a member of and currently serves on numerous committees for Detroit SHRM. He previously was a board member for Transition of Prisoners and served as a member on the Advisory Board for Continuing Education with Bowling Green State University and for TECH REP of Macomb County Community College.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Education and a Master of Business Administration from Bowling Green State University. He’s been certified by The American Production and Inventory Control Society (CPIM) and Sales and Marketing Executives International (CSE) and was a certified “Quality Improvement” instructor with Philip Crosby Associates. Additionally, he is certified through the Center for Executive Coaching; a program recognized and approved by the International Coach Federation (ICF) and by the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI).
Jim and his wife, Katie, live in Lake Orion, Michigan and they have three adult children and eight grandchildren.