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Episode 8  |  26:37 min

Jimmy Rayford explains how beauty is in the simplicity

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Episode 8  |  26:37 min  |  05.14.2021

Jimmy Rayford explains how beauty is in the simplicity

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This is a podcast episode titled, Jimmy Rayford explains how beauty is in the simplicity. The summary for this episode is: <p>Jimmy Rayford, CEO of Dealers Wholesale, joins Tim for this episode. They discuss the structure and impact EOS provides for their organizations, as well as the beauty of its simplicity and tools. They also dig into what it means to build a balanced team. Tune in and hear Jimmy's professional and personal insights, his edge in life, and more. </p>
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Jimmy Rayford
CEO of Dealers Wholesale
With over a decade of executive experience, Jimmy Rayford has distinguished himself as a culture architect, commercial value creator and manufacturing expert. Jimmy currently serves as CEO of Dealers Wholesale, a leading Indianapolis-based provider of doors, fireplaces, and other building product solutions. After spending his career with several different companies, Jimmy has found his home with Dealers Wholesale. He believes in the possibility of a people-first, high-performance culture. That is why he decided to join Dealers Wholesale – to help lead the amazing team at Dealers to amazing results for each other and our customers. Prior to joining Dealers Wholesale, he was Chief Commercial Officer and SVP of Strategy and Business Development for Strategic Materials, North America’s largest glass recycler. Earlier in his career, Jimmy had leadership roles with Belden, Danaher, Sanmina-SCI and IBM. Jimmy serves on several Boards, including TCC Gives, The Center for the Performing Arts, Young Presidents Organization (YPO), Black Alumni of Notre Dame and NOW Courier. He holds a BS in industrial engineering from Clemson University and an MBA from Notre Dame University. Jimmy and his wife Bailey have been married for 20 years and they have 2 children: daughter Reese who is 12 years old and son Logan who is 5 years old. Jimmy and Bailey are focused on teaching their children the legacy of their family and building upon that legacy. They all enjoy movies and sporting events.
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