President of ChamberMax and publisher of Membership Monday
With over three decades of experience designing and managing chamber membership programs and development and retention professionals, Jim knows a thing or two about the business. He has personally secured thousands of new members and has hired, trained and managed more than 500 full-time membership professionals. He has provided full-time guidance and representation to nearly one hundred chambers from coast to coast, leading many of them to national recognition for achieving the highest rates of retention, member growth and market share in the country.
An experienced recruiter, trainer and leader, Jim has proven success growing chamber programs in the “new economy,” and he knows what the companies of today are looking to gain from their association with the chamber. As a membership strategist, he is an expert at building successful sales and retention programs from the ground up and his front-line membership experience has made him a valuable and relatable trainer and consultant.
Jim’s weekly publication, Membership Monday, is read by chambers in all 50 states, as well as Canada, and his webinars are always full. Written with both the newly minted and veteran chamber professional in mind, Membership Monday’s full array of services offer skilled guidance proven to assist chamber professionals as they learn, lead and exceed.