A seasoned solutions engineer and project manager, James has spent the past 12 years engineering and implementing self-serve advertising solutions for newspapers all over the country. Prior to his newspaper career, he served as an airborne paratrooper in the United States Army at Fort Bragg, NC.
For 17+ years, James served in the newspaper industry as an advertising graphic designer, art director, technical advisor and trainer, page design and layout manager and business analyst. In 2007, he licensed iPublish Media’s (then Wave2 Media) AdPortal and launched the first self-serve AdPortal for SMB’s in the country at The Virginian-Pilot
As a senior sales engineer at iPublish Media, he accompanies the VP of Sales on all sales calls and strategic partnering opportunities, and works closely with marketing and operations to drive revenue growth and expansion.
James has a M.A. in Human Services Counseling from Regent University. He and his wife live in Chapel Hill, NC, with their two sons under the age of 10, and enjoys reading, hiking and watching his son’s soccer games on the weekends.