Engineer, educator, business visionary, and entrepreneur, James graduated from Prairie View A&M University in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and has an MBA from the University of Phoenix in Dallas, where he specialized in e-Commerce. James is also a Certified Project Manager (PMP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and has managed multiple enterprise projects.
Currently, James serves as a Senior Project Manager for the City of Dallas’ IT Department. Prior to joining the City of Dallas, James enjoyed a quite extensive corporate career working for some of the nation’s top corporations; including General Electric, Frito Lay, AT&T, AirBand Communications, Sara Lee Foods, Alcatel-Lucent, and Ericsson. In addition to his corporate experience, James previously taught Math in the Dallas Independent School District at Kimball High School from 2002 - 2005. Throughout his tenure at Kimball, James was always committed to going above and beyond to ensure his students’ success. James has always exhibited a passion for the
development of young people and is genuinely, passionate and concerned about the future of the public education system.