Timothy Jeffries, KM
Owner & Executive Chairman, ChemResearch Company, Inc.
Timothy Jeffries is the strategic foundation for ChemResearch Company, a national leader in metal finishing and integrated services for the vital aerospace and defense industry. He “grew up” professionally in the high technology industry, and successfully impacted an array of businesses in America and abroad over three decades of professional blessings.
On November 3, 1981, his beloved big brother Michael was murdered in one of the most vicious homicides in the history of Colorado. As a result, Jeffries became deeply involved in crime victims’ rights and support movement this century. Jeffries served as the president of the National Organization for Victims Assistance (NOVA), a national trustee of Parents of Murdered Children (POMC), and president of Arizona Voice for Crime Victims. He also led the national campaign to deny parole to the one surviving murderer in 2001, 2004, 2009, 2014, 2018 and 2020.
Thanks to God’s amazing grace, Jeffries serves as the Executive Chairman of The Halcyon Movement, an early stage non-profit focused on God’s righteous call to “Speak Truth, fight evil.” Jeffries also faithfully serves on the boards of the Holy Family Hospital of Bethlehem Foundation and Child Help Arizona. In 2015 and 2016, Jeffries served in the senior cabinet of Arizona Governor Doug Ducey; and transformed the Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES), the second largest state agency with 8,000 employees and contractors serving 1.6 million Arizonans in need.
Jeffries earned a Bachelor of Science in political science from Santa Clara University where he was a walk-on, bench-riding defensive back and voted Most Inspirational Player on the nationally ranked Division II football team. In addition, Jeffries earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business; and was selected by his global executive classmates to provide the 2003 valedictory address.
Jeffries and his beloved wife Mary Frances live in Scottsdale, Arizona; and are invested in the ancient Roman Catholic Order of Saint John of Jerusalem. They started dating in college and were married in the Santa Clara Mission in 1987. They are blessed with two beautiful daughters (Alicia and Rachel) and two wonderful grandchildren (Scarlett and Michael).