Jim Canfield is President of CEO Tools by Aprio. CEO Tools provides winning strategies and business performance tools that empower CEOs to drive profitable growth. Jim brings a unique blend of past experience, including extensive learning in leadership theory and practice as well as “been there, done that” practical experience running several companies.
Jim has a long history of working with CEOs. Prior to joining Aprio and CEO Tools, Jim served as CEO of Renaissance Executive Forums, a leading membership international organization for CEOs. He also worked with Vistage Worldwide, the world’s largest CEO organization, as Chief Learning Officer and VP of west coast operations. Jim has logged over 10,000 hours as an executive coach, and many more facilitating strategic planning initiatives for CEO and executive clients. Jim wsa names ‘Speaker of the Year’ in 2019 by TEC Canada, one of the world’s top CEO peer group organizations.
Prior to his work with Vistage, he was co-Founder and co-President of a regional trucking and transportation company and a partner in an investment company serving credit unions and community banks. Jim lives in Scottsdale, AZ.