Camille Jayne is known as a successful businesswoman, change agent and community leader of high integrity, having been one of the few women Chairman and CEOs of a U.S. public company. She has an excellent reputation as a strategic planning, business development, operational processes and creative marketing expert, and educator – in the corporate and philanthropic worlds. She is a charismatic and inspirational leader who understands how to quickly propel businesses to success.

KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • As the president and CEO, led and mentored the team in a turnaround of The Community House, a 92 year old nonprofit that had previously accumulated $2M in negative operating loss over a decade, and led the team to a +$682K positive cash flow growth in 36 months;  while increasing topline revenue 34%.
  • As Chairman & CEO of public consumer electronics company Universal Electronics, Inc., led their turnaround, resulting in a tenfold market cap growth, profitability, and becoming the global market leader.
  • As Consultant/Acting CEO, strategically restructured two companies to double digit growth.
  • Developer of market leading products in consumer goods, digital TV, consumer electronics, financial services and community education.
  • Strategic and business planning, marketing, branding, and operational processes consultant.
  • Director on multiple public, private and non profit boards.
  • Trained at The Pillsbury Company (food products), Procter & Gamble (haircare products).
  • Head of the Liabilities Division and Corporate Advertising at Comerica Bank.
  • SVP Digital TV at Telecommunications, Inc.

EDUCATION

  • University of Michigan  - MBA in Marketing/Product Development          
  • Stanford University -  MFA (Master of Fine Arts) in Graphic/Product Design                                
  • Stanford University -  BA in Design & Pre Med, with Distinction           

NOTEWORTHY

  • Congressional Tribute by Rep. David Trott on Floor of House of Representatives
    2015
  • Community Service Award, American Youth Foundation, MI.                                  
    2014
  • United States SBA Women In Business of the Year Champion                             
    2008
  • Women In Business of the Year AwardOrange County Business Journal             
    2006
  • “10 Most Powerful People/Busiest CO in Orange County” OC Metro Business      
    2006
     
  • Cover Story: Power ProfileOC Metro Business Magazine; Busiest CEO  

CURRENT FOR PROFIT AND NONPROFIT BOARD SEATS

  • Bitcentral, Inc.: Director, Irvine, CA (Digital news content/distribution)       
    2006-On-Going
  • WalkStyles, Inc.: Board of Advisors, Laguna Hills, CA (Wellness)                
    2007-On-Going
  • Detroit Historical Society: Board of Trustees, Detroit, MI
    2015-2017

FORMER PUBLIC & NONPROFIT BOARD SEATS

  • The Community House, Director/Executive Committee, Birmingham, MI          
    2011-2015
     
  • The UC Irvine Paul Merage School of Business                                                 
    2006-2012

    - Center for Investment and Wealth Management – Charter Founder/Board Advisor
  • Girls Inc.-OC.
    2007-2010

    - Board of Trustees, Chair Corporate Partnerships, Costa Mesa, CA                 
  • NAWBO-OC (National Association of Women Business Owners)                       
    2007-2008

    - As President, grew into largest chapter in the US in 18 months
  • Cranbrook Educational Community: School Board of Governors, MI           
    2001-2005
  • Universal Electronics Inc., (Public) Chairman of the Board - Cypress, CA        
    1998-2002
  • Syntellect, Inc., Director (Public); Director,  Phoenix, AZ                                   
    2001-2003

    - Speech enabled customer software; $30M; sold to Enghouse, Canada in 2003)
  • United Video, (Public); Director, Tulsa, OK $300M; now known as TV Guide)  
    1995-1996
  • V-Bits, (Public); Director, San Francisco, CA;   Sold to Cisco)                            
    1993-1994

ADJUNCT PROFESSOR AND LECTURER POSITIONS

  • Oakland University School of Business – EMBA Visiting Lecturer (Current)
  • UC Irvine Paul Merage School of Business – MBA Adjunct Professor (Wealth Management)
  • Oakland University School of Business – MBA Adjunct Professor (Marketing)
  • University of Michigan, School of Architecture – Adjunct Professor (Marketing & Design)
  • Lawrence Institute of Technology, School of Architecture – Assistant Professor of Design