2008 HOF — A Year to Remember
Away from the office, he enjoys freshwater fishing, golf, gardening and coin collecting. On the numismatic front, Mayes specializes in 20th century U.S. coins from 1900 through 1964, of which he has a complete set of coins from the era and is three shy of a complete uncirculated set.
Jim and Cathy Mayes celebrated their 41st wedding anniversary this past summer. They have two daughters, Michelle and Meredith, the latter of which runs the digital department at ColorCraft. At home, they enjoy the company of three yellow labrador retrievers—Jasmine, Angler and Buffett, as in the singer (Jimmy).
All in all, it’s been an exciting and rewarding 2008 for Mayes. So, what were his impressions of the outgoing President Bush?
“I found him to be a very confident, warm and sincere person,” Mayes notes. “He’s taken a lot of heat, some justified, some not. He did say he’s looking forward to going to Texas in January, and that he’s had enough.” PI