Jim Gilkey

Director of Member Development

In the Workplace

Jim brings to trueU more than 7 years of sales and management experience across advertising, marketing, and technology industries.  Prior to joining trueU, he worked at Odyssey, helping build and manage their local sales division.  In his role as Member Engagement and Development Manager, he brings an ability to work with members to quickly identify their needs and help them build a path to maximize the impact of their trueU experience.

In the Community

Jim is passionate about serving with organizations focused on faith and youth.  He is a Big Brother as a part of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana, a soccer coach with St. Louis de Montfort Mini-Cardinals, a part of the SLDM Father’s Ministry and All Pro Dad’s Chapter, as well as a part of the launch team for F3 Indianapolis.

In the Home

Jim has been married to Lauren for 6 years and together they have four children – Charlotte, Michael, Oliver, and Juliet, along with a yellow lab, Gracie. Jim enjoys spending time with his family and friends, reading, golfing, exercising, and fishing.

Why joined the trueU Team

Throughout his professional experience, Jim has developed a passion for learning and personal development. He has seen the massive change in his and his peers’ performance that comes with continued learning and connecting with like-minded individuals, and now he wants to help as many other businesses experience that same kind of positive change with their employees.

Favorite leadership quote

“Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you are right.” –Henry Ford