Jim Kinney

Special guest

Captain James Kinney, USN (ret)

NAVY CAREER: 1968-1993

*Held three command posts
*Served on the Joint Chiefs of Staff
*As Mission Commander, flew both tactical and strategic reconnaissance missions from 9 aircraft carriers
*Transitioned the Department of Defense from paper & pencil recruit testing
to computer adaptive testing for all services for all enlisted applicants

Highly decorated, culminated by receipt of the highest peacetime award offered by the U.S. military


1993-2003 Vice President Walk Thru the Bible

Led turnaround of non-profit seminar ministry team
Redesigned business model
Moved division from donor supported to self-sustaining

Expanded annual events by 400%
Doubled annual revenue

2003-2007 Calvary Baptist Church

Managed major staff reorganization

Led church from single campus to multi-site ministry

Transitioned printing plant to 21st century technology

2007-2008 Huckabee for President campaign staff

2008-present Founder and CEO of Inspire and Ignite consulting firm

      Most prominent client has been Convention of States

2009-2014 Wrote and produced a daily political commentary, “Inspire and Ignite” radio broadcast syndicated on more than 100 radio stations across the country

Authored two books addressing the need for a conservative resurgence in America

Currently Editorial writer for local weeklies

Jim Kinney has been a guest on 2 episodes.