About: Jim Ayres is a business executive and leadership consultant working with global clients and nonprofits. Jim is a coach for individuals and organizations on strategic planning, development, project management and cultural diversity. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology/Biological Sciences from Grand Valley State University and his MBA from Davenport University. Prior to his retirement from Amway at the conclusion of 2020, Jim led all business operations for Amway North America, with a business volume exceeding $1 billion. In his 41 years at Amway, Jim also held leadership positions in Global Research and Development, Quality Assurance, and Scientific Regulatory Affairs. He has extensive experience in Global business, leading Global teams, and Global diversity in business.
Hobbies: Jim enjoys cooking, grilling, photography, history, physical fitness, golf, and fishing.
Affiliated with the Literacy Center: Jim became connected with the Literacy Center in November 2017.