- Jim is a double skydiving World Record holder having twice been a part of the largest freefall formation ever built.
- Performance Improvement through Disciplined Risk-Taking and Creating a Culture of Innovation
- Balancing Opportunity and Risk for Improved Performance
- Balancing Opportunity and Risk for Superior Results
James McCormick, MBA, insights on performance improvement have been featured in publications including Investor’s Business Daily, the Wall Street Journal’s National Business Employment Weekly, Presentations Magazine, San Francisco Business Times…
Jim McCormick has assisted organizations including AFLAC, Accenture, Bank of America, Hewlett-Packard, Rutgers University, The Clorox Company, Siemens, Verizon, many associations and emerging companies to improve performance with his presentations.
Jim has a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Southern California and an MBA from the University of California, Irvine.
Jim served in Washington, D.C. as a member of a Presidential administration where he ultimately became the first non-attorney in the history of the U. S. Department of Energy to serve as Special Assistant to the General Counsel.
Jim has extensive business experience and advanced in his career to become the Chief Operating Officer of the fifth largest architectural firm in the United States.
He skydived to the North Pole as a member of an international expedition and is one of 400 Professional Exhibition Skydivers in the United States.
Jim celebrated his 40th birthday by doing 40 skydives – in one day. On his 45th, it was 45 jumps all in one day. He has done some of the highest altitude civilian skydives in the world – from 31,000 feet.
As a skydiving instructor, Jim helps people overcome their fears as he takes them through their first jump experience.
Books by James McCormick, MBA