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Webinar: An Unconventional Path, a Rewarding Career

In 2015, Jim McClelland concluded a 45-year career as an executive with Goodwill Industries. Forty-one of those years were as President and CEO of one of the largest and most diversified Goodwill organizations in the country, based in Indianapolis. Following his Goodwill career, he served three years as Executive Director for Drug Prevention,  Treatment, and Enforcement for the State of Indiana. Jim has served on the boards of numerous not-for-profit organizations at local, national, and international levels and chaired several of them. He was also heavily involved in helping develop Goodwill Industries in South Korea.

Among other honors, Jim has been inducted into the Central Indiana Business Hall of Fame, the Georgia Tech Engineering Hall of Fame, and the Goodwill Industries International Hall of Fame. He is also a recipient of the Distinguished Entrepreneur Award from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and the Lifetime Achievement in Innovation Award from the Venture Club of Indiana.

Jim earned a bachelor’s degree in Industrial & Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech and an MBA from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. A native of Florida, he and his wife Jane live in Indianapolis. They have two grown children and two  grandchildren.

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Thursday, 28 October 2021 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm

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