James C. Galvin, Ed.D.

Managing Partner

President, Galvin & Associates, Inc.

Elgin, IL
(630) 240-2749

Service Area:

  • Virtual
  • National
  • International


  • President, Galvin & Associates (1999-current)
  • Vice President, Livingstone
  • National Training Director, Youth for Christ USA


  • Ed.D. in Curriculum and Supervision, Northern Illinois University
  • M.A. in Christian Formation and Ministry, Wheaton College
  • B.A. in Christian Education, Wheaton College


  • Maximizing Board Effectiveness (Tenth Power)
  • I’ve Got Your Back: Biblical Principles for Leading and Following Well (Tenth Power)
  • Faith Alone: A Daily Devotional (Zondervan/Concordia)
  • “The Great Board Debate,” Christian Management Report (Christian Leadership Alliance)
  • Other articles on leadership, strategy, and governance: galvinandassociates.com/articles


  • Board governance effectiveness
  • Executive team effectiveness
  • Organizational effectiveness
  • Scenario planning
  • Succession planning
  • Strategy formation
  • Strategic planning
  • Strategic coaching
  • Meeting facilitation
  • Leadership development

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