Jim Mills is an experienced c-suite, senior-executive and board member whose 35-year career includes appointments with RadioShack, CPI Corporation, T-Mobile, Vonage, and Sprint.
In his last executive engagement as Region President, Midwest for Sprint/T-Mobile Jim led a 12-state, $4.2B P&L comprised of company-owned retail, alternate distribution, operations, B2B, public relations and local marketing.
During his career Jim has become known as a strategic leader and problem-solver who draws on his well-rounded experience to construct holistic strategies and programs that deliver long term results.
Jim is also passionate about improving the current and future circumstances of at-risk populations through mentorship, advocacy, and nonprofit board service. Jim has guided, led, or participated in record-breaking fundraising efforts, large growth initiatives, new program development and successful large grant writing. He currently serves on the Board of Directors, the Program/Strategy Committee and the DEI Committee for Youth Guidance, a fast-expanding Chicago-based nonprofit where he has been for five years.
Jim earned his MBA from Aspen University and has completed several certificate programs in leadership, governance, and sales. He resides with his wife in Chicago where they are both involved with their community.