Jim Jeffries spent 25 years leading national and international consulting companies, private equity and M&A. He is a co-founder of the M&A Leadership Council, which is a global organization delivering best-practice training to the M&A community. In the last three years the Council has trained over 3,000 company executives in the Art of M&A Integration, the Art of M&A Due Diligence℠ and the Art of M&A for IT℠. Jim is a consultant and confidant to many Fortune 1000 C-level executives and has provided advice on M&A valuations of more than $23 billion. He desires to continue interacting with C-level execs in acquisitive or soon-to-be acquisitive companies and to give back to the M&A community in all ways possible.
Jim has been quoted extensively in USA Today for his expertise and opinions on various merger and acquisition strategies and has been quoted as authority in recent releases of “The Art of M&A℠” series published by McGraw Hill. He is a periodic lecturer at Kellogg School, Northwestern University and Confidant and serves as a C-level consultant to companies like Honeywell, DuPont, Ingersoll-Rand, Maytag and American Standard. He regularly mentors MBA students.