Showkeir, James D.
Learning has been at the heart of Jamie's life and career from the beginning. His early professions were public school teacher, administrator, and football coach. Since the early 1980s, he has used his expertise to help individuals and organizations improve results while creating workplaces where people find meaning and purpose. His work is grounded in the belief that individual choice must be authentically engaged for organizations to successfully create cultures of accountability.Jamie has a long-standing membership and professional relationship with the Robert Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership, where he has designed and developed training as well as provided consulting services. Jamie served as president of the Autism Society of Michigan from 1989 to 1992. Serving on numerous nonprofit boards and devoting considerable consulting time and energy to nonprofit organizations, he advocates for people with disabilities to help them find their own voice and place as full members of mainstream society. Jamie and his wife, Maren, live in Phoenix, Arizona. Together they have four grown children and a grandson. They enjoy yoga, cycling, music, and traveling.