James M. Schultz M.B.A., C.P.T.

Jim graduated from the University of Denver receiving his B.S.B.A. in 1969 and an M.B.A. in 1971. Joining Walgreens Store Operations in 1971, he moved to the Human Resource Division in 1973. As Divisional Vice-President of Performance Development, his responsibilities covered a wide range of H.R. areas: selection systems, training, management & executive development, productivity improvement, knowledge management, human factors engineering, systems documentation, human resource planning and information systems, and media production.

He served as a member of the Illinois Occupational Skills Standards and Credentialing Committee, a group working towards standardized and readily recognizable and transferable job competency designations and also served on the, Illinois Job Training Coordinating Council, The Illinois Human Resource Investment Council and the Illinois Workforce Investment Board, all groups advising the Governor about optimizing workforce development programs.

Jim is past-president & Honorary Director for Life of the Board of the Jewish Vocational Services of Chicago, a non-sectarian agency providing vocational and rehabilitation services to the Chicagoland area.

He is a professional life member of the International Society for Performance Improvement, the Society for Human Resource Management and the World Future Society and received his Certified Performance Technologist designation from I.S.P.I. in 2003.

Retiring from Walgreens in 2004 to start his own consultancy, Pretty Good Consulting, he and his wife, Sheila, relocated to Colorado where they first met.