Tocqueville Society First Wednesday Breakfast

Social Gathering

Date and Time:November 1st - 8:00am-9:15am


Table by Market District
11505 N. Illinois Street
Carmel, IN 46032


Speaker: Jim Boyce, Defenders

Topic: Transitioning from "A Company that Gives" to "A Company of Givers



Jim Boyce is President and Chief Executive Officer of DEFENDERS. Jim earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Boston College Carroll School of Management, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. Before being named President and CEO in January 2015, Jim was DEFENDERS’ President and Chief Operating Officer, and was responsible for the company’s revenue and profit growth, leadership development, and all aspects of the customer experience including sales, customer care, installations, permits and collections. Jim served on DEFENDERS’ Board before joining the company’s management team as COO in 2011.

Prior to joining DEFENDERS, Jim worked at Convergys Corporation, where he held multiple executive positions including President of Global Business Units, and President of Global Sales and Services.  Jim also spent 20 years with Procter & Gamble, where he held executive roles in general management and sales and marketing, including Vice President, Global Customer Business Development eBusiness.

Jim serves on the DEFENDERS Board of Directors and on the United Way of Central Indiana Board of Directors.

Jim and his wife Cindy live in Indianapolis. They have three grown daughters and one grandson.