Jim Mullins is the President and CEO of United Cerebral Palsy of Illinois Prairieland. He recently served as Associate Director of Operations, Development, and Public Relations at Trinity Services, Inc.. He has served both as a director of organizational development in hospitals, and as a pastor. In addition to authoring the book Champs and Chumps, Jim writes regularly about leadership and life on his blog, On Being a Champ. Dr. Mullins has taught courses in leadership since 1985, and served as a faculty member at a New Mexico Indian college, the Albuquerque Supervisory Institute, and the Graduate School of Business Management at Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri. In addition to holding positions on the board of directors of several nonprofits, he has been a popular speaker and consultant. He has worked with a variety of groups, from municipal governments to international corporations. And, he has spoken to civic clubs, retreats and national conferences. Dr. Mullins holds a bachelor's degree in history and languages from Mid-America Nazarene University, a master's degree in pastoral care from the Nazarene Theological Seminary, a master's degree in history from Truman State University, and a doctoral degree in history and communication from the School of Theology at Claremont. In addition, he was a Rotary Fellow in Residence in Jerusalem, Israel, and the Presidents Ministerial Fellow at Point Loma University in San Diego.