Dale Carnegie SC announced on August 23, 2018 that Jim Geffert, Director of Corporate Solutions, will be retiring at the close of the calendar year following 43 years of impactful service with the organization.
An accomplished speaker and trainer, Jim was recognized as one of the “Top 35” Dale Carnegie instructors in North America, and in the duration of his career was also selected to speak at a number of international events. For the last four years, Jim has shared his talents and wisdom through his role as a speaker’s coach for the TEDxCharleston organization. As a salesman, Jim spent two decades among the top 10% of Dale Carnegie salespeople in the world.
Jim was recognized as an “Honorary Commander” for the 437th Airlift Wing at Joint Base Charleston, and is a former member of the National Air Mobility Command Civic Leader’s group. In the span of his career, he has served on the board of directors of the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, MUSC Digestive Disease Center Advisory Board, and the Advisory Board of the Coastal Carolina Boy Scout Council. Additionally, Jim has volunteered much of his time to the Berkeley Chamber of Commerce over the years doing talks and leadership development training on behalf of Dale Carnegie SC.
Jim and his wife, Arlette, bought the SC franchise in January of 1993 and sold it to Ingrid Tugwell and Herbert L. Drayton, III in 2016. Of his retirement, the franchise owner’s say, "On behalf of Dale Carnegie SC, we would like to thank Jim for his invaluable knowledge and significant contributions to Dale Carnegie SC."
A reception to commemorate Jim’s impressive career will be held on September 20th, 2018 from 5p.m. to 7p.m. at Dale Carnegie SC and parent company Vertical Holding’s space: 4055 Faber Place Drive, Ste. 100 North Charleston, SC 29405. RSVP via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jim-geffert-retirement-reception-tickets-49752256338
Dale Carnegie SC transforms individual and business performance through proven techniques in Charleston, Columbia, and Augusta, GA. For more information call 843.884.4848 or visit www.dalecarnegiesc.com.
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