Jim Goyjer has been a communications professional for more than 30 years working in public relations and marketing for the travel, entertainment, banking, non-profit, sports, transportation, real estate, theme park, high-tech, and health industries and for the legal profession. He has developed crisis management plans for most of the companies for which he has worked. Mr. Goyjer has extensive experience in business development and corporate management, which includes: establishing the public relations department for Universal Studios Tour, one of the world’s largest theme parks, and the Universal Amphitheatre; vice president of field marketing department for Home Savings of America, America’s largest savings and loan association; vice president of media relations for the U.S. Olympic Festival-’91, the largest multi-sport event in Los Angeles since the 1984 Olympic Games; and vice president of international marketing for AVG, Inc, one of the World’s top five designers and manufacturers of audio-animated show presentations and dark rides for theme parks and the themed entertainment industry. His professional background also includes working as an supervising account executive for Carl Terzian & Associates, one of most respected independent PR agencies in Los Angeles; vice president of business development for the southwest region at TPI Promotional Marketing, a national promotions company; and as director of public affairs and communications for Polar Air Cargo, the third largest air cargo company in the world. He has also done work for the California Association of Professional Employees, Travel of America, Griffith Financial Services and LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae, an international law firm. In the area of non-profits, Mr. Goyjer started the Prostate Cancer Research Institute. As chief operating and chief development officer, he developed a national organization with a budget of $1 million and a database of 10,000 donors within two years. He is also one of the founding members of the Alzheimer’s Association, having served on the national and local Board of Directors. He was LA Chapter president from 1992 to 1994. Mr. Goyjer has a M.A. degree in Communication Arts from Loyola Marymount University, and a B.A. degree in Radio/TV/Film Broadcasting from San Francisco State University. He has also earned certificates of courses completed in labor relations from UCLA and in bank marketing from the Bank Marketing Association. He taught advertising and copy writing courses at Columbia College – Hollywood. Mr. Goyjer is a public speaker and lecturer. He is a certified practitioner of Thought Field Therapy for the brief treatment and rapid resolution of trauma, anxiety, depression, phobia and anger. Mr. Goyjer’s professional experience in the communications media consists of working in radio as an announcer, interviewer and producer; in television as a cameraman, producer, director and writer; in documentary films as a writer, cameraman, soundman and editor; and in journalism as a feature writer, editor and publisher. His marketing and advertising experience came from one of the country’s oldest and largest advertising agencies, N.W. Ayer, as an account executive. He is also a photographer and a public speaker. He was born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and immigrated to the United States as a teenager. He has traveled extensively throughout Europe, North America and Japan. He’s lived on both coasts and has lived in Los Angeles since 1969. He’s been a resident of Malibu since 1980, and he’s been married for 38 years.