Jim Jones

Jim JonesJim Jones


JKJ Associates, Ltd.


Jim Jones is the Founder and President of JKJ Associates, Ltd. After over 30 years of experience in Professional Human Resources Management with the General Electric Company he formed his own consulting firm in 2003 specializing in Executive Leadership, Leader and Leadership Team Assessments, and CEO Succession Planning Activities.

His company focuses on mid-market private equity firms during the due diligence and post closing phases of acquisitions as well as leadership succession and coaching. He has also developed an extensive practice with physician leader coaching in the health care field.

At GE, Jim was the Human Resource Manager for GE Lighting’s North and South America Operations. While in this position he had operational HR responsibility for an organization of over 12,000 people, located in eight countries, with 26 manufacturing plants and over 150 sales and distribution locations. Additionally Jim has had extensive organization, staffing and operating HR involvement in several GE European Operations. Prior to Lighting, he had experiences with other GE businesses in the aerospace, consumer electronics and materials businesses.

Jim has a MBA from the University of Michigan and a business degree from Missouri State University. He was a Captain in the U.S. Army including a tour of duty in Vietnam. He has also held a number of non-business related leadership positions. He is a former member of the U of Michigan Corporate Advisory Board representing GE and currently serves as a founding member of the Morgenthaler Private Equity Fund Executive Council.