Jim Hart has led and grown organizations in multiple industries as CEO for over 38 years. Whether it is developing a true purpose for an organization (i.e. CVS Health “Helping people on their path to better health”) or a compelling strategy designed to win in the market, Jim has extensive knowledge in all aspects of business. Additionally, Jim has led multiple organizations through successful sale processes and has a unique, first-hand experience as CEO, of what it takes to complete a transaction. Most buyers are looking to the future of your business. Creating the attractive future is necessary for a buyer to value your business. Hart & Assoc. have the requisite knowledge to help you craft the most attractive future

Academic and Professional Accomplishments:
  • BA (Psychology) and MBA Marshall School of Business, Univ. So. Calif.
  • Marshall School Alumni Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Co-author: “Winning Teams, Winning Cultures”
  • YPO/YPO Gold Chapter Chairs (28-year member)
  • YPO Gold Regional Chair (Pacific Region) and member of the YPO Gold International Board
  • Selected to USC Greif Center/Marshall School Entrepreneur’s Hall of Fame (2016)
  • Subject of USC Greif Center/Harvard Business Press published case study

Board/Advisory Memberships:
  • Richardson, a PE backed professional consultancy and sales training company (completed successful exit, 11/2019)
  • International Medical Corps: Global first responder organization
  • USC Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies Advisory Council
  • YPO Gold Pacific Region board