James M. McKinley
Jim McKinley was the Co-Founder of McKinley Arend International. Jim started his own executive search firm, The Kilwinning Corporation in 1984 and joined with Lew Arend to form McKinley Arend International in 1996. Jim was graduated from the University of Arkansas with a BS in Public Administration. Mr. McKinley joined Continental Can where he became Regional Manager of Industrial Relations-Oilfield Service Group, where he lived and gained extensive international experience in the North Sea, Africa, the Middle East, and the Pacific Rim.
November 2011, Jim passed away, but his quick wit and his ability to connect with all types of people will continue to be remembered. Jim has left a long and powerful legacy of business relationships that remain with the firm today. He will be missed.