A seasoned solutions engineer and project manager, James has spent the past 13 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 (then Wave2 Media) AdPortal and launched the first self-serve AdPortal for SMBs in the country at The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, Virginia.
As a senior sales engineer, he accompanies and supports 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 and enjoys hiking, traveling and watching his their soccer games on the weekends.