James is a Certified Professional Life Coach and a Certified Professional Christian Coach who has worked over 23 years in executive management, operational leadership and in sales, with a proven track record of business and professional success. He has extensive experience in both the for-profit and nonprofit settings, including family owned enterprises.
James coaching focus is in leadership and executive coaching, as well as spiritual direction. His business background and extensive nonprofit work have provided him with relevant insights and the intuition necessary to coach toward specific executive, leadership, sales and personal goals. His unique background will assist any company or executive in transition to navigate through the often difficult and complex circumstances with clarity and skill.
Corporate Experience Summary
Executive Coaching – designed coaching programs to meet the needs of executives in transition, identifying both strengths and struggles and through a codified process, helped them to connect with passion and calling
Executive Management – serving in the roles of President, CEO and Managing Director developed business strategy initiatives that significantly grew sales and profitability
Sales Executive – responsible for sales management, recruiting and training. Designed innovative sales strategies to meet and exceed revenue targets in growing enterprise
Operational Management – EVP and COO with oversight responsibilities for Sales, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, and Business Strategy to grow business entities
Family Business – worked in a family-run business to develop strategy and gain alignment with all family constituencies. Organized and executed all sales and marketing functions
Business Owner – owned and operated a shipping logistics business that was acquired by a leading logistics corporate entity
Personal Mission: to help people unlock their potential, living with purpose, joy and passion
Premise: connecting people to their passions as a way of creating healthy productive lives. Work with a number of nonprofit boards, consulting and expanding program activities. Personal passion for moving from success to significance