Mr. James began his staffing career with Robert Half in 1987, was promoted to General Manager, and later became an area Vice President with Robert Half International. He then co-founded Staffing Edge, Inc. ,in Dallas-Fort Worth, and as Chief Operating Officer oversaw the expansion and daily operations of a two-office staffing firm to a 22-office firm in 10 major cities. Staffing Edge, Inc., was recognized by Inc. Magazine as the 17th-fastest growing, privately held firm in America.
Upon the sale of Staffing Edge, Inc., to Acsys, Inc., a publicly held corporation based in Atlanta, Mr. James became the division President overseeing all Acsys, Inc., offices west of the Mississippi River.
Mr. James is a University of Oklahoma graduate with a BBA in Finance.