Jim Davis has been with the college for almost 20 years working under two different deans. He currently serves as the Associate Vice President for Advancement, Advocacy, Alumni Relations, & Corporate Relations as well as Senior Director of Development. Although Jim has many areas of responsibility, his over-arching goal is to engage new and existing alumni and friends to generate support for the college and Cooperative Extension.
Jim is a graduate of the University of Illinois with a degree in Business Administration. He had an extensive career in private industry in various senior marketing positions and was also a part-owner of a large farm store chain. He moved to Arizona from Michigan, and began his career CALES Development & Alumni Affairs in 2003.